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Thomson is a city in McDuffie County, in the Augusta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after J. Edgar Thomson, surveyor for the Georgia Railroad
The latitude of Thomson is 33.470N. The longitude is -82.504W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 531 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,782.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thomson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McDuffie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Augusta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30824 ZIP code.
3% of Thomson residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thomson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thomson was $14,976, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Thomson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Thomson include Hayes Line Historic District, Thomson Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Thomson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $666.
Libraries in Thomson include Thomson-McDuffie County Library ... View libraries
McDuffie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thomson political report.
The average commute time for Thomson workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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