Thomasville, Alabama

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City of Thomasville
Downtown Thomasville in 2008.
Downtown Thomasville in 2008.
Nickname(s): 
The City of Roses[1]
Location in Clarke County and the state of Alabama
Location in Clarke County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 31°54′41″N 87°44′24″W / 31.91139°N 87.74000°W / 31.91139; -87.74000
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyClarke
Founded1888
Government
 • MayorShelton Day
Area
 • Total8.7 sq mi (22.7 km2)
 • Land8.7 sq mi (22.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
381 ft (116 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total4,649
 • Density534.4/sq mi (204.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
36762, 36784
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-75960
GNIS feature ID0153683
WebsiteCity of Thomasville

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 | change source]

  1. ""Front Page"". "The Thomasville Times". Retrieved 2008-01-08.