• ... while preserving things from times gone by. There are many interesting things to see in Upson County. This covered bridge is one of the last of its kind!
  • The Thomaston-Upson Archives mission is to preserve, manage, and maximize access to recorded local history for Upson County and its people.
  • Visit Our African History Museum! Just look in our Tourism section under Historic Homes for more details!
  • What was once the old high school in Thomaston, the R.E. Lee Building, now known as the City/County Government Complex, houses the City and County agencies.



Covered BridgeThomaston-Upson County

On behalf of the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce, it is our pleasure to introduce you to our community through the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce website and to say what an honor it would be to have you visit with us.

Whether you are currently a resident of Upson County, thinking of relocating here, or just visiting for the day, you'll see through our website that we have truly earned the title of "America's Hometown™".

Surrounded by Atlanta, Macon and Columbus, Upson County is conveniently located near larger metropolitan areas while still offering the comforts of small town living.  While visiting Upson County enjoy some of our rich history such as the PettiGrew-White-Stamps House, one of Thomaston's oldest homes, or the Frances Walker House, an authentic "shotgun" home filled with African-American memorabilia. Upson County, features a turn-of-the-century courthouse and outdoor recreation opportunities including two 18-hole golf courses and an agri-education experience through The Rock Ranch, owned by Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy.

Take a walk through the Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge, or enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer by canoeing, kayaking, fly-fishing or hiking at Sprewell Bluff Outdoor Recreation Area located on the free-flowing Flint River. For a more daring adventure, soar through the air with our local Skydive Atlanta or visit Camp Thunder Reservation for mountain biking or rock climbing.

A great location offering recreation, affordable housing options, impressive educational opportunities, and various career opportunities, helps to make Upson County an attractive choice for visitors thinking of relocating. Our community offers the best in small-town living, something more and more people consider imperative in their residency requirements.


The Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce unites our members and the community by promoting strategic economic growth, enhancing the quality of life and creating a positive business climate for Upson County. 


Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce

110 West Main Street • P.O. Box 827 • Thomaston, GA 30286 • Phone: 706-647-9686


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