Historic Thomasville

Where History and Heritage Meet
Southern Grace and Charm!

Thomasville Visitor’s Center
144 East Jackson Street
PO Box 3319
Thomasville, Georgia 31792
Located in the Thomasville Municipal Building & Auditorium
Corner of Jackson Street and Crawford Street

Phone: (229) 228-7977
Toll Free: (866) 577-3600
Fax: (229) 228-4188

Events: Thomasville Events and Festivals Calendar

Thomasville was designated a Great American Main Street City in 1998 and in 1999 was named one of a dozen top places to visit in the U.S. by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Set apart from many tourist destinations because of its award-winning downtown and preserved historical fabric, Thomasville is truly worth the trip. Stroll the brick-paved streets of historic Downtown Thomasville or visit one of the many museums and you will find that the history of Thomasville is still very much alive. Residents remain proud of the community’s heritage and preserve the old-world feel, while continuing to progress and achieve big-city ideals. Plantations, museums and historic home sites are located throughout Thomasville and offer glimpses into the grand Victorian Era, during which Thomasville was known as the “Winter Resort of the South.” Today, these sites represent the foundation of our community and continue to provide visitors and residents both educational and interesting points of history.

The Big Oak

Start your tour through Thomasville at the Thomas County Museum of History for a basis of knowledge on the history of Thomasville-Thomas County. Learn about the grand Victorian Era, and discover why wealthy northerners flocked to Thomasville. From there, tour Pebble Hill Plantation to get a glimpse into the genteel world of a sporting plantation, taste and purchase locally-made cow and goat cheeses at the Sweet Grass Dairy, and visit the Jack Hadley Black History Museum to learn about local and state black achievers.

Pebble Hill Plantation

Shop and dine in historic Downtown Thomasville where you can stroll the brick-paved streets, experience Victorian architecture, relax on a bench, grab a bite to eat and shop ‘til you drop! Learn more about the shops and restaurants of Downtown Thomasville by visiting

Downtown Thomasville

Stay the night at an historic bed and breakfast inn like the 1884 Paxton House Inn or choose from one of our many hotels.

Paxton House

Known as the City of Roses, Thomasville is home to the annual Rose Show and Festival. Held annually the weekend of the fourth Friday in April, this award-winning festival boasts two parades, rose and garden shows, arts and crafts festival, music entertainment, and more! Contact the Visitor’s Center for the official Rose Show and Festival brochure.

Rose Show & Festival

In December, Downtown Thomasville hosts Victorian Christmas, a two-day festival of food, crafts, and Holiday festivities. Horse-drawn carriages wind through the Victorian downtown and costumed carolers stroll the streets. Tantalizing aromas fill the air as baked goods and other Holiday delicacies are sold. The shops stay open for late-night Christmas shopping and children gather to roast marshmallows, ride the train and visit with St. Nick.

Victorian Christmas in Thomasville

For other annual events in Thomasville, including Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival and the Thomasville Antiques Show, visit the community calendar on our Web site.

Homes and Cottages
Cultural Attractions
Natural Wonders

For information on planning your visit to Thomasville, contact the Thomasville Visitor’s Center. Request a free Visitor’s Guide in the mail or stop in when visiting to pick up information, postcards, and other souvenirs! Group assistance and itinerary planning is available. See what’s happening when you are in town on the community calendar at

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