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Welcome to Thomasville ...

The city of Thomasville is located in Davidson County<1>.

The location of Thomasville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Thomasville has a population of 26,720 people<3> (see below for details).

Thomasville was established in 1852.

The community of Thomasville is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Thomasville: (336)

Websites for Thomasville ...

Official Website: www.ci.thomasville.nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomasville had an population of 26,720 people. This is a decrease of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomasville had a population of 26,757 people (which is 16.43% of the total population of Davidson County). This makes Thomasville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Thomasville represents 0.28% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,757 people, the population of Thomasville increased 35.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,788 people).

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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Thomasville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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 15 communities that are also named Thomasville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, 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.

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archdale
      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Garden
      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<6>
    • Midway [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Jamestown [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Randleman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randleman
      • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Thomasville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randleman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randleman<6>

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. Our list includes 14 papers. 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Davidson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Thomasville: www.ci.thomasville.nc.us/

The official website for Davidson County: www.co.davidson.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Davidson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thomasville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thomasville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thomasville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: 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: 35.8813, Longitude: -80.0809       In this case, the coordinates for Thomasville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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