Thomson, Georgia

Americans all over are rethinking the frenzied pace and hectic lifestyle common in big cities, and they long for a more relaxed place to call home -- but within reach of all of the amenities a metropolis provides. Thomson is that place.

Thomson comes alive with its genteel history, stunning scenery and inviting residents who reflect true Southern hospitality. Thomson is both steeped in tradition and moving forward in the Classic South region of Georgia. Here, you'll find Southern heritage, history, and hospitality in our friendly faces and warm handshakes.

Thomson-McDuffie County residents take pride in the character and diversity of their community, their strong sense of identity, and the casual way of life associated with more rural communities. In addition to excellent schools for your children and attractive job opportunities for you, you'll enjoy access to top healthcare, recreation, culture and industry, along with big-city options just minutes away. When you see all that Thomson County offers, you may wonder why you ever lived anywhere else.

Thomson was incorporated in 1854 and is the county seat of McDuffie County. It is located 30 miles west of Augusta and 120 east of Atlanta on the geological fall line in east central Georgia along the Savannah River basin, covering 266 square miles.

The population of Thomson is about 6,700 according to the latest statistics available with about 22,000 residents in McDuffie County.

For more information about Thomson, contact the Thomson-McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce at 706-597-1000.

(Information adapted from Chamber of Commerce marketing materials.)