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Thomas, West Virginia
Welcome to Thomas ...
The location of Thomas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Thomas has a population of 550 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Thomas.
Thomas is 3,060 feet [933 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Thomas is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Thomas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Thomas: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thomas had an population of 550 people. This is a decrease of 6.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thomas had a population of 586 people (or 8.21% of the total population of Tucker County). This makes Thomas the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Thomas represents 0.03% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 586 people, the population of Thomas increased 29.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 452 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thomas.
Adding Thomas to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Thomas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Thomas elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Thomas on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thomas on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Thomas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Thomas - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky (4), Louisiana (3), Maryland, Michigan (3), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thomas.
Communities near Thomas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thomas.
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 Thomas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thomas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thomas. 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 Thomas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thomas. See our Newspapers Page for Thomas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thomas ...
Looking for more information about Thomas? 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 Thomas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thomas.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021