The Thomasville area offers a wealth of recreation of all kinds. Beautiful parks offer types of activities that appeal to both young and old year around. Residents enjoy an excellent selection of activities most of the year. For the water lover, you are less than a hour from a variety of lakes, just over the Florida border. Sail and power boating are favorite activities. Water skiing and jet skis are extremely popular. Fishing is enjoyed all year long. Seasonal hunting is a favorite activity in the Southwestern Georgia region. If golf is your game, the Thomasville area has several convenient public and private courses, along with an excellent Country Club Course. Golfers at all skill levels will enjoy the challenges and beauty of our courses. And for tennis buffs, there are courts in area parks and in practically every neighborhood.

We have 2 convenient YMCAs offering many fitness activities to residents of all ages. There are cultural and entertainment opportunities in the Thomasville area. The nationally recognized Main Street is award winning. Our Visitors enjoy a visit to the Welcome Center and Historical Society. The beautiful courthouse is the centerpiece of the downtown area. Our historic area boasts of many homes from the turn of the century. The Cultural Arts Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Community Theatre, touring symphonies, and professional entertainers make Thomasville a stop on their southern tours.

Southern hospitality exists with beautiful bed and breakfast locations on beautiful oak-draped streets. Exquisite plantations are enjoyed throughout Southwest Georgia. The rose garden is a beautiful and popular spot to visit. Enjoy the beautiful color and fragrance of roses in a unique setting.

Sports fans enjoy plenty of 1-A / NCAA sports activity with the nearby Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee. A convenient dog track offers seasonal greyhound racing. For the young, or young at heart, Wild Adventures Theme Park is just 1 hour to our east in Valdosta, Georgia.

School Systems

Thomasville residents take pride in their award winning school systems. The Thomasville City and Thomas County public schools are well staffed and well equipped and offer special programs for the gifted or the challenged. And for the adults who wish to further their education, for higher education, Thomas University has been educating students since 1950, and Southwest Georgia Technical College provides award winning excellence equipping the next generation of professionals. Florida State University is less than 30 minutes away in nearby Tallahassee and Valdosta State University is about the same distance in Valdosta.

Medical Services

For medical services, Archbold Medical Center offers the finest in quality medical attention. Hundreds of physicians and surgeons offer trauma and specialty care. And there are out-patient services available to our residents.


For your family’s spiritual needs, there are churches, temples, and synagogues representing a diversity of religious faiths. The All Saints Episcopal Church was built in 1881 and was visited by first lady Jacqueline Kennedy.


Dining out is a very pleasant experience with many excellent restaurants featuring everything from the most casual atmosphere to elegant candlelight dining. And all of your favorite cuisine can be found here, especially the best southern cooking that youll ever find anywhere.


Business is steadily on-the-grow here and an effective Chamber of Commerce works hard to attract new business, diversified enterprises, and tourists to the region. There are many fine companies already enjoying the skilled work force available here.


Transportation to and from the Thomasville, GA area is excellent. Interstate 10 is 25 miles to the south –Interstate 75 is 45 miles to the east –US 19, US 319 and US 84 all pass right through Thomasville. For air travel, the Valdosta and Tallahassee airports are both less than an hour, offering an excellent selection of flights to take you anywhere.


Greater Thomasville is an area full of pleasant neighborhoods and beautiful homes. From the reasonably priced homes in planned communities, to spectacular executive homes in beautiful settings. Homes ideal for retirement or raising a family. Single family homes. There are homes close to schools, shopping, and recreation. Homes in many styles and price ranges. Historic older homes make the selection complete.

Thomasville is an awesome place to visit and an excellent place to call home! Come join us in the heart of the south, in beautiful Thomasville, Georgia.

Important Community Numbers

Thomasville Police
(229) 227-3249
Sheriff Department
(229) 225-3300
GA State Patrol
(229) 225-4000
Archbold Hospital
(229) 228-2000
Archbold Urgent Care
(229) 228-4136
Board of Education
(229) 225-4380
Tax Assessors
(229) 225-4136
(229) 225-4120
Animal Shelter
(229) 228-0631
Thomasville Utilities
(229) 227-7001
Grady EMC
(229) 377-4182
Georgia Power
(888) 660-5890
Health Department
(229) 226-4241
Tag Office
(229) 225-4136
Thomas County Library
(229) 225-5252