dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Thomasville, North Carolina

Thomasville, North Carolina, in Davidson county, is 6 miles SW of High Point, North Carolina (center to center) and 62 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina.The city is located in the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metropolitan area. Thomasville has a population of 19,788.

Thomasville History

Thomasville is partly located in Davidson County, founded in 1822, and partly located in Randolph County, founded in 1779. It was settled in the mid 1800s. The city was named after its founder, John W. Thomas. Thomasville is well known for its furniture industry. The oldest railroad depot of North Carolina is also located in the city. Thomasville is also known as the "Chair Town" or "Chair City" after "The Big Chair," the city's most notable landmark.

Thomasville and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Old Domestic Life
  • Furniture Discovery Center
  • Angela Peterson Doll and Miniature Museum
  • High Point Museum & Historical Park
  • Tanglewood Park
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Things To Do In Thomasville

You can visit the Memorial Park, Doak Park, and Finch Field while in Thomasville. The Winding Creek, one of the best golf courses in the area, can be reached within a few minutes. The city also has several churches including the Lakeview Methodist Church, Hasty Baptist Church, Antioch Baptist Church, and Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church. The city hosts numerous special events and festivals every year such as the Annual Craft Fair.

Thomasville Transportation

You can reach Piedmont Triad International Airport within few minutes.

Thomasville Higher Education

High Point University, Winston - Salem State University, and Guilford Technical Community College are some of the nearest colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 27,042
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 11,252
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $26,334
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,833
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,422

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,169
% Above Poverty Level 74.4%
% Below Poverty Level 25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $592
Median House Value $107,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 6.8%

Thomasville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of High Point, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Davidson
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27360
P.O. Box Zip Codes 27361
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.882
Longitude -80.082

Thomasville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HIGH POINT
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station GREENSBORO RGNL AP
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station SALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Thomasville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Erwin Heights (27360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archdale 11,322 $61,940
High Point 106,797 $51,403
Jamestown 3,549 $87,022
Kernersville 23,522 $67,874
Lexington 19,029 $35,906
Trinity 6,648 $55,250

Thomasville Hospitals

THOMASVILLE MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
207 OLD LEXINGTON RD BOX 789
(336) 472-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • Doctor of Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • M.Div: Homiletics
  • MA Christian Ministry: Evangelism & Church Planting
  • Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

Programs
  • M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction - Science Education
  • About The University of Texas at Arlington

Programs
  • MSN Nurse Educator
  • RN to BSN
  • About University of North Carolina Wilmington

     

    To meet today’s high demand for nursing professionals UNCW is offering an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program completely online.

Thomasville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

EAST DAVIDSON HIGH
1408 LAKE ROAD
336-476-4814
Serves 920 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

LEDFORD SENIOR HIGH
140 JESSE GREEN ROAD
336-769-9671
Serves 898 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

THOMASVILLE HIGH
410 UNITY STREET
336-474-4250
Serves 652 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

Thomasville Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Thomasville Colleges
Thomasville colleges and trade schools.
Thomasville Graduate Schools
Thomasville Graduate and Business Schools
Study Online in Thomasville
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Thomasville Government Officials


Are you an official in the Thomasville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104