Thomaston is a beautiful city located in Upson County, Georgia, United States of America. With a population of almost 10,000 residents and an area of 9.2 square miles, the city of Thomaston is the county seat of Upson County. Thomaston is situated in an area that also encompasses Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Gainesville and Georgia. The city was incorporated on June 11, 1825 and it was named county seat on the same date. It was named in honor of General Jett Thomas, an Indian who fought in the War of 1812. Former and current residents of Thomaston include painter Cedric Smith, Survivor contestant Pascal “Pappy” English, author Evelyn Hanna, singer Coy Bowles, journalist John Holliman and poet Marion Montgomery.
Top Attractions within Thomaston
Sprewell Bluff State Park is a beautiful attraction of Thomaston. This wonderful park is located along the Flint River and it is perfect for a day in the middle of the nature, far away of the agitation and noise of a large town. The park offers numerous recreational possibilities that include hiking, biking and jogging paths and easy access to the river.
Salvation Skatepark is a large indoor skate park located within the area of Thomaston. The park has about 9,000 square feet and several areas in order to accommodate beginners and pros. This Thomaston attraction includes obstacles for those who want to feel the pure adrenaline while skating in the park.
La Fiesta is a Mexican restaurant located in the city center of Thomaston. The eatery is family friendly and is a family business that opened in the city years ago. It offers a relaxing atmosphere in a beautiful décor. The most important, the food is delicious. For those who plan on having lunch or dinner in this wonderful Thomaston restaurant we recommend the tacos and the cheese dips.