Thomaston is a city in and the county seat of Upson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 9,638 at the 2006 census. It is the principal city of and is included in the Thomaston, Georgia Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Atlanta - Sandy Springs (GA) - Gainesville (GA) - Alabama (partial) Combined Statistical Area.
Thomaston is located on US Route 19 and State Route 3, which run north and south, and on State Routes 36 and 74, which run (more or less) east and west.
Its principal hospital is the Upson Regional Medical Center at 801 West Gordon Street.
|City of Thomaston|
|Motto: "One of the Best 100 Towns"|
Location in Upson County and the state of Georgia.
The Upson County courthouse was built in 1908, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Thomaston hosts an annual Emancipation Proclamation Celebration each May. It is the nation's oldest and longest running Emancipation celebration of its kind
Sprewell Bluff Park, located on the Flint River, is located in Thomaston.
The Greatest Generations Recreational Park is also located in Thomaston.
The Thomaston-Upson County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 279 full-time teachers and over 5,009 students.