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Welcome to Thomasville ...

The city of Thomasville is located in Thomas County<1> and is the County Seat for Thomas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thomasville has a population of 18,519 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Thomasville.

Thomasville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Thomasville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Thomasville (for example, toward Sneads (FL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Thomasville lies within the (229) area code.

The ZIP codes for Thomasville: 31757-31758, 31792, 31799<4>

Websites for Thomasville ...

Official Website:   www.rose.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.thomasvillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomasville had an population of 18,519 people. This is an increase of 0.58% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomasville had a population of 18,413 people (which is 41.17% of the total population of Thomas County). This makes Thomasville the county's most populous community.

The population of Thomasville represents 0.19% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Thomasville.

Adding Thomasville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Thomasville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Thomasville was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thomasville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Thomasville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Thomasville: This one is located in Thomas County and the other is located in Fulton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 15 communities that are also named Thomasville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thomasville.

Communities near Thomasville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thomasville.

  • Cairo [Grady County]
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    • Cairo [Grady County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,302 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<6>
  • Hansell [Thomas County]
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    • Hansell [Thomas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Thomasville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hansell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hansell
  • Boston [Thomas County]
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    • Boston [Thomas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boston<6>
  • Meigs [Thomas County]
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    • Meigs [Thomas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meigs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meigs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meigs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ochlocknee [Thomas County]
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      • Ochlocknee [Thomas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ochlocknee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee<6>
    • Pavo [Thomas County]
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      • Pavo [Thomas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pavo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pavo<6>
    • Coolidge [Thomas County]
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      • Coolidge [Thomas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 523 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolidge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolidge<6>
    • Barwick [Brooks County]
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      • Barwick [Brooks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barwick<6>
    • Woodland [Grady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Grady County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Good Hope [Grady County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Grady County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Thomasville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thomasville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thomasville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thomasville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Thomasville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thomasville. See our Newspapers Page for Thomasville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thomasville ...

Looking for more information about Thomasville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Thomasville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thomasville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Thomas County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Thomasville: www.rose.net/

The official website for Thomas County: www.thomascountyboc.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Thomas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thomasville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thomasville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Thomasville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thomasville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Thomasville includes: 31757, 31792 & 31799.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thomasville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thomasville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ThomasvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thomasville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8369, Longitude: -83.9810    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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