Thomasville, Alabama

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City of Thomasville
Downtown Thomasville in 2008.
Nickname(s): The City of Roses[1]
Location in Clarke County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°54′41″N 87°44′24″W / 31.91139°N 87.74°W / 31.91139; -87.74Coordinates: 31°54′41″N 87°44′24″W / 31.91139°N 87.74°W / 31.91139; -87.74
Country United States
State Alabama
County Clarke
Founded 1888
Government
 • Mayor Shelton Day
Area
 • Total 8.7 sq mi (22.7 km2)
 • Land 8.7 sq mi (22.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,649
 • Density 534.4/sq mi (204.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36762, 36784
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-75960
GNIS feature ID 0153683

Thomasville is a city in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 4,649. It is notable as the childhood hometown of author and storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham, who refers to it often in her storytelling.

References[change | edit source]

  1. ""Front Page"". "The Thomasville Times". http://www.thethomasvilletimes.com/. Retrieved 2008-01-08.