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Brief History....

Thomas County was created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 23, 1825 from portions of Decatur and Irwin counties. Colquitt (1856), Brooks (1858), and Grady (1905) Counties all were formed partially from lands within Thomas County's original borders.

1895 Map

1895 Map

The County is named for General Jett Thomas, officer in the War of 1812 who is also known for overseeing the construction of the first building at the University of Georgia (originally referred to as Franklin College and known today as Old College) as well as the state capitol at Milledgeville

 
Cities and Towns

Barwick -- Boston -- Coolidge -- Meigs -- Thomasville
Thomas Co. courthouse
Photo: Keith Hair


The county seat is Thomasville, Georgia.
 
 

Online Data

Biographies

Brick Walls

Cemeteries

Census

Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records

Deaths

Family Bibles

History

Marriages

Military

Newspaper Data

Obituaries

Newspapers

 

Schools

Murders

Villages

Wills

Website Updates:

Vietnam War Casualties
WW2 Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Force Personnel
Bio for TAYLOR
Histories: Thomas County, Thomasville
Wills, Court Records, Murders, History-Schools-Newspapers - County Records-Census-Marriages- News- obits
1883 Pensioners

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Surrounding Counties

Colquitt - northeast
Brooks - east
Jefferson Co, FL - south
Leon Co, FL - southwest
Grady - west
Mitchell - northwest

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