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LOCATION Distance From (in miles)

CITYDistance
Augusta, GA
 31
Atlanta, GA
120
Charlotte, NC
138
Savannah, GA
153
Jacksonville, FL
        228       
Birmingham, AL
262
Nashville, TN
326
Louisville, KY
386
Washington, DC 
467
New Orleans, LA
532
Chicago, IL
655
Dalllas, TX
854

 

POPULATION

AREA20112016
McDuffie County
21,982
22,367
City of Thomson
6,832
7,008

EDUCATION

Elementary Schools :
4
Middle Schools :
Thomson Middle School
High Schools :
Thomson High School
Technical Schools :
   Augusta Technical College   
Colleges/Universities :
2 (metro Augusta)
High School Graduation Rate :
76%
Work Ready Community?
Yes

COMMUNITY FACILITIES

Hospitals :
University Hospital - McDuffie
Hotels :                                         
7
Total Hotel Rooms :
455
Churches :
15+
Libraries :
1
Golf Courses :
1 - 18 hole course
1 - 9 hole course
Country Clubs :
1
Fitness Centers :
1
Recreational Parks :
6
Campgrounds :
4
Movie Theaters :
1

COMMUNICATIONS

Post Office Facilities :
1
Newspaper :
  McDuffie Progress  
Radio Station :
WTHO
Cable Providers :
Comcast
Internet Providers :
Multiple Vendors
Cell Phone Providers :
Multiple Vendors

GOVERNMENT

McDuffie County

County Manager? :
Yes
Government :
5 person commission
Sheriff Dept :
County wide service
Fire & Rescue :
County wide service
Zoning Regulations? :
Yes
Planning Commission? :
Yes

City of Thomson

City Manager? :
               Yes               
Government :
5 person council
Sheriff Dept :
City wide service
Fire & Rescue :
City wide service
Zoning Regulations? :
Yes
Planning Commission? :
Yes

CLIMATE & MAJOR RESOURCES

Mean Temperature :
63.23º F
January :
43.9º F
July : 
80.8º F
Avg Monthly Rainfall :
3.72 inches
Area :
     257.46 sq. miles     
Climate Type :
Subtropical
Water Resource :
Clarks Hill Lake

UTILITIES

Electricity : 
Georgia Power
 
Jefferson Energy
Water & Sewer :                      
Thomson McDuffie
Water & Sewer Commission
Natural Gas :
City of Thomson
Solid Waste :
ACRO
 
Precision Waste
 
City of Thomson

TRANSPORTATION

Railroads :
CSX
Interstates :
I-20
Highways :                             
US-78, US-221, US-278
 
St-10, St-17, St-150
Airport :
McDuffie Regional Airport
Runway Length :
5,500 ft
Closest Port :
Port of Savannah
 
Garden City Terminal

INCOME DATA

Median Household Income :
$35,414
Median House Value :
        $93,600        
Per Capita Income :
$17,261

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

Shaw
Thomson Plastics
H.P. Pelzer
Advance Auto Parts Distribution
R.A. Dudley Nursery
McCorkles Nursery