The Town of Thomasville began to take shape in 1887. It's early citizens were deeply rooted into the nearby community of Choctaw, which was located on a high plateau between the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers. The merchants of Choctaw realized the advantages of access to the rapid shipment of goods and improved travel the railroad could provide. These progresive businessmen decided to build their community around the railroad.
This railroad was to reach from Mobile to Birmingham via Selma. By the time its first run was made in February, 1888, there was already a bustling community.
The community was first called Choctaw, after the nearby town. This created much confusion. Birmile, a contraction of Birmingham and Mobile, and Eureka, was also tried, but both were discarded. Folsom City was selected then dropped. Finally, the name Thomasville was chosen in honor of General Samuel Thomas, a railroad executive.
Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce
138 Wilson Avenue ● P.O. Box 44 ● Thomasville, Alabama 36784
(334)636-1542 ● fax (334)636-6624
Member to Member Discount Participants
Cedar Ridge Homes
Large Flat Screen T.V. with purchase of a New Home
Dixie Country 98.5
35 spots for $200 a month
6 month contract
Air Evac Lifeteam
$10 off a 1-year membership
Westwinds Mini Storage
2nd month FREE when you sign a 6 month agreement
West Alabama Insurance
Contact Jason Jones
for Commercial Discounts
10% off your Over the Counter Purchase
Lee’s Kloset and Gift Shop
15% off your entire purchase
Discounts are issued to the cardholder whose name appears on the back of the card ONLY! and can not be combined with any other specials or offers.
If you would like for your business to participate in this program, please contact the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce at (334)636-1542.
** Updates will be made to the discount list as received**
Exclusive to Chamber Members!
Upon joining the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce you will receive a yearly membership card with your name printed on the back. Present this card at the following participating Chamber Businesses and receive special discounts. Call today to find out how YOU can become a Chamber Member and receive these special offers!