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 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.
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.