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Thomas University is located in Thomasville, Georgia, which has a population of about 18,413. The city was founded in 1826 in Thomas County. Both the city and the county were named for Major General Jeff Thomas, a member of the State Militia during the War of 1812.
In the late 1800s, Thomasville gained popularity as the “Winter Resort of the South.” The city was known for its Southern hospitality and resort lifestyle. Visitors came to Thomasville to avoid the harsh northern winters and to enjoy hunting, fishing and an active social life in plantation homes. Many of these plantations are still visited year-round. Some are now open to the public.
Thomasville has a thriving downtown district filled with casual and fine eateries as well as boutiques featuring clothing and home décor. The city is well-known for its annual Rose Festival held every April. Thomasville residents are also known for their dedication to education, preservation of history, support of the fine arts and devotion to community service.
For more information on Thomasville, visit www.thomasville.org.
Information about Thomasville, Georgia “City of Roses”
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