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Thomaston is a town in Knox County, in the Rockland metro area.
The community was named for Maj. Gen. Jon Thomas, an officer in the Revolutionary War
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Maine named Thomaston. For links to other places called Thomaston, ME, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Thomaston is 44.078N. The longitude is -69.182W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,748.
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11% of Thomaston residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thomaston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thomaston was $17,199, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Thomaston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Thomaston include Thomaston Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Thomaston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $919.
Libraries in Thomaston include Thomaston Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Thomaston workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Thomaston include Hampton Inn Suites Rockland.
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