is located in central Georgia an hours drive each from Columbus, Macon and
Atlanta. Although Thomaston is only an hour drive from large cities, it is a whole world
Thomaston, Georgia's charm is in the fact
that it is quite ordinary.
Thomaston has most of the stereotypes associated with small southern
towns. Thomaston, GA still has barbers, locally owned banks, family
practitioners, independent druggists, bait shops, a single screen movie
theater, a hardware store and many other things that are reflections of
another time. Thomaston is the kind of small town where, if you
want fried catfish you have five places to choose from or if you want
barbeque, four places to choose from.
There are 86 churches in Upson County: one for every 275 people. It is the kind of town where you can't go anywhere without seeing someone
you know. In Thomaston and Upson County
there are stately homes, nice neighborhoods, beautiful farms with rolling
hills and, yes, there are giant fire ant mounds, kudzu, red mud and mobile homes with pit bulls.
Visit Thomaston, GA and experience the true Georgia. Use the links at
the top of the page to learn more about Thomaston, GA.