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Thomasville is the second largest city in southwest Georgia, following Albany. It's located in Thomas County, near the Florida border and has a population of about 20,000. The city calls itself the "City of Roses," and maintains more than 7,000 rose bushes throughout the city. In addition, many residents also grow roses in their own personal gardens. An annual Rose Festival is held during the last week of April in Thomasville, and draws people from all over the world. Activities during the festival include parades, rose displays and juried shows, street dances, an arts and crafts fair, garden tours and lectures, food vendors, historic home and museum tours. Thomasville is home to Jack Hadley's Black History Museum, the Thomasville Cultural Center and the Thomas County Historical Society & Museum. Other attractions include a large farmer's market, plantations that are open to the public and a charming downtown shopping area. More than a hundred years ago, Thomasville was one of the most popular places in the country for wealthy socialites to spend their winters. Many made it their winter home and built "grand winter cottages" here. More than 50 of these "cottages" still exist in Thomasville today. In addition, many downtown Victorian buildings have been maintained, and along with the brick-paved streets, they evoke the feeling of a bygone era that's very appealing. It's little wonder why this rose-filled, charming town has been a favorite of tourists for over a century.

Surrounding areas: Quitman, Georgia (25.1 mi)

Thomasville Vacation Rentals




Thomasville Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
1884 Paxton House Inn445 Remington AveThomasville, GA (229) 226-5197
Comfort Inn14866 US 19 SThomasville, GA (229) 228-5555
Days Inn15375 US 19 SThomasville, GA (229) 226-6025
Hampton Inn1950 Ga Hwy 122Thomasville, GA (229) 227-0040
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites452 Liberty StThomasville, GA (229) 226-4666
Jameson Inn - Thomasville1670 Remington AveThomasville, GA (229) 227-9500
Quality Inn & Suites15138 US Hwy 19 SThomasville, GA (229) 226-7111
Brahman Inn1530 W Washington StMonticello, FL20.9 mi.( ) -
Capri MotelN Hwy 19Monticello, FL21.1 mi.( ) -
Derby MotelN Hwy 19Monticello, FL21.1 mi.( ) -
Big Bend Trucks Stop InnSR 59 At I-10Lloyd, FL25.0 mi.( ) -
Killearn Country Club Inn100 Tyron CirTallahassee, FL25.9 mi.( ) -
Best Western Expo Inn1300 Veterans PkwyMoultrie, GA26.2 mi.(229) 890-8652
Inn At Moultrie1713 First Ave SeMoultrie, GA26.7 mi.(229) 985-2200
Best Western Seminole Inn6737 Mahan DrTallahassee, FL26.8 mi.(850) 656-2938
Motel 6 #420 Tallahassee North1481 Timberlane DrTallahassee, FL28.0 mi.(850) 668-2600
Courtyard By Marriott - Tallahassee / North1972 Raymond Diehl RdTallahassee, FL28.1 mi.(850) 422-0600
Cabot Lodge1653 Raymond Diehl RdTallahassee, FL28.2 mi.(850) 386-7500
Residence Inn By Marriott - Tallahassee1880 Raymond Diehl RdTallahassee, FL28.2 mi.(850) 422-0093
Studioplus1950 Raymond Diehl RdTallahassee, FL28.2 mi.(850) 383-1700
Hilton Garden Inn3333 Thomasville RdTallahassee, FL28.3 mi.(850) 385-3553
Hampton Inn & Suites I-10/Thomasville Rd3388 Lonnbladh RdTallahassee, FL28.4 mi.(850) 574-4900
Towneplace Suites By Marriott-Tallahassee1876 Capital Circle NETallahassee, FL29.2 mi.(850) 219-0122
Waukeenah MotelHwy 27Waukeenah, FL29.4 mi.( ) -
Waldorf MotelHwy 27Havana, FL29.8 mi.( ) -
 
Bed & Breakfast
Evans House Bed & Breakfast725 S Hansell StThomasville, GA (229) 226-1343

Thomasville Weather & Climate

The Panhandle Region known as the "Big Bend" is near the Georgia State line to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. This region enjoys a somewhat cooler climate in the wintertime than the southern part of the state, due to its latitude and cold winds from the north. However, daytime temperatures in winter are still generally warm enough for outdoor activities, with chilly nights. Summers are hot and humid, due to its' proximity to the Gulf and frequent thundershowers. The Panhandle region receives the most rain of any area in the state of Florida, with nearly 60 inches per year. June through September are the wettest months. Hurricane season officially lasts from August through late October, but ample warning is given for these types of storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 63°F 40°F 5.58 in. -
February 67°F 42°F 4.60 in. -
March 73°F 48°F 5.48 in. -
April 79°F 53°F 3.41 in. -
May 85°F 61°F 3.64 in. -
June 89°F 67°F 5.65 in. -
July 91°F 71°F 6.02 in. -
August 90°F 70°F 5.25 in. -
September 87°F 66°F 4.50 in. -
October 80°F 56°F 3.01 in. -
November 74°F 48°F 3.34 in. -
December 65°F 41°F 3.59 in. -

Thomasville Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Tallahassee Regional airport (TLH) located about 37 miles southwest of Thomasville in Tallahassee, Florida, the Valdosta Regional airport (VLD) located approximately 41 miles east of Thomasville in Valdosta, Georgia, the Southwest Georgia Regional airport (ABY) located roughly 49 miles north of Thomasville in Albany, Georgia, and finally the Dawson Municipal airport (16J) located around 67 miles northwest of Thomasville in Dawson, Georgia.

Thomasville Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Wild AdventuresValdostaGA41.5 mi.
 
Water Parks
Water WorldDothanAL87.8 mi.
Shipwreck Island Water ParkPanama City BeachFL117.9 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Country Oaks Golf CourseThomasvilleGA 
Cairo Country ClubCairoGA15.1 mi.
Jefferson Country ClubMonticelloFL21.2 mi.
Pinecrest Country ClubPelhamGA24.5 mi.
 
State Parks
Killearn Gardens State ParkFL27.2 mi. 
Alfred B Maclay Gardens State ParkFL27.7 mi. 
Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State ParkFL31.0 mi. 
Reed Bingham State ParkGA34.3 mi. 
Tallahassee-Saint Marks Historic Railroad Trail State ParkFL35.1 mi. 
Bainbridge State ParkGA35.9 mi. 
Lake Talquin State ParkFL39.3 mi. 
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State ParkFL39.8 mi. 
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Chehaw Wild Animal ParkAlbanyGA52.3 mi.
ZooworldPanama City BeachFL119.7 mi.
Gulf World Marine ParkPanama City BeachFL119.7 mi.


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