Thomasville is the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States. The city deems itself the City of Roses and holds an annual Rose Festival. The town features plantations open to the public, a historic downtown, a large farmer's market, and a 320 year old oak tree at the corner of Monroe and Crawford streets. The population was 19,437 at the 2009 census estimate.
Thomasville plants and maintains more than 7,000 roses located throughout the city, as do a number of residents who have their own rose gardens. During the last week of April, rose growers from all over the world display their prize roses for a panel of judges. Activities throughout the “City of Roses” include rose displays, parades, historical home and museum tours, street dances, arts and crafts show, nursery vendor displays, lectures, garden tours, walk/run races and food. The show is sponsored by the Thomasville Rose Society.
Thomasville is home to several historic and cultural organizations, including the Thomas County Historical Society & Museum of History, the Thomasville Cultural Center, Jack Hadley's Black History Museum, Thomasville Landmarks, and Pebble Hill Plantation. Daily tours and research hours are available at each institution.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,926, and the median income for a family was $37,606. Males had a median income of $28,331 versus $21,514 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,910. About 15.1% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 21.0% of those age 65 or over.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Caramel's Design Beauty Salon - Category: Black Beauty Salons - 127 Smith Ave, Ste E - Thomasville, GA 31792
Nails By Nene - Category: Black Beauty Salons - (229)-379-2867
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Oneida's Ebony Rose Hair Salon - Category: Black Hair Salons - 230 W Jackson St - Thomasville, GA 31792
AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
Jack Hadley Black History Museum - Category: Black History Museum - 214 Alexander Street - Thomasville, Georgia 3l792 (229) 226-5029 - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
A J's Cooking - Category: Southern - 608 North Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792 (229) 551-0920
Big J's Bar Bq - Category: BBQ - 608 North Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792 (229) 228-7922
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