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Thomasville, Archdale, and Jamestown at a Glance
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Established in 1852, Thomasville is home of what's called "The Big Chair" for the 30-foot chair landmark that honors the towns history of furniture manufacturing.This landmark captured the nation's fascination when Presidential candidate Lyndon B. Johnson spoke on the chair for a campaign whistle stop. This town is full of history, particular from its economic boom during the industrial revolution, making it a charming place to live for residents. An easy commute makes it especially attractive, High Point is less than 15 minutes away and Winston-Salem is only 30 minutes away. The convenient location grants residents access to city amenities without the cost and traffic of city living.
Formerly known as known as Bush Hill, Archdale was an early Quaker settlement that was established in the 19th century. Residents enjoy multiple attractions and historic sites such as Moses Hammond House and Harper House. Archdale, too, is conveniently located. This gorgeous town is less than 10 minutes from High Point and around 30 minutes to Winston-Salem.
A suburb of Greensboro and High Point, Jamestown offers a convenient location and an extremely illustrious history. First settled by the Keyauwee people in the early 18th century, villagers enjoyed the abundant natural resources and fertile grounds that Jamestown offered before likely being absorbed by the Catawba tribe. Quakers came to the area by the end of the 18th century to establish the early settlement of Jamestown as a farming community. This community was the campsite of General Cornwallis before his Revolutionary War engagement with Nathanael Greene's troops in modern-day Greensboro. Residents continued to prosper in the 19th century, as gold was discovered nearby. Prior to the Civil War, Jamestown was one of the many stops that fugitive slaves used on their way to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Many of Quakers had trap doors to their basements that helped slaves escape. During the Civil War, Jamestown residents attempted to stay neutral in the dispute, as it was a Quaker town and they opposed war and violence. However, the Confederacy demanded heavy taxes and supplies from citizens despite their stance on the war.
This town is full of history. For residents with a healthy appreciation for American history, this town has an abundance of stories to offer with a short 20 minute commute to Greensboro and a 15 minute commute to High Point.
In Thomasville, Archdale, and Jamestown, you can find shops and restaurants downtown and along Main Street, numerous major employers close to town and state parks just a short drive away.
CommunityThe communities of Thomasville, Archdale and Jamestown are full of recreational events and opportunites, allowing residents to get to know their neighbors well. Their populations are 26,757, 11,415, and 3,382 respectively.
WeatherIn Thomasville, Archdale, and Jamestown, the average summer temperatures are 74 degrees and winter temperatures are 38 degrees. Average snowfall is about 9 inches.
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When you live in Thomasville, Archdale, or Jamestown, you can take advantage of the amenities in town as well as shopping, dining and entertainment in nearby Winston-Salem. Explore this interactive map to find fun things to do in and around Thomasville, Archdale, and Jamestown.
Popular Things to Do in Thomasville, Archdale, and Jamestown
- Zimmerman Vineyards — This beautiful vineyard is a great weekend location for residents of Archdale. The vineyard hosts weekend concerts and events, wine tastings, and is a bookable venue for private parties.
- Lake Thom-A-Lex Park — A beautiful lakeside park is perfect for Thomasville residents who are outdoor adventure seekers. Visitors can rent shelters for picnics, rent kayaks, or go fishing.
- Medenhall Homeplace — Home of Richard Mendenhall, an early Quaker abolitionist, Medenhall Homeplace is a landmark of great historical and cultural significance. Visitors enjoy guided tours of the grounds and the house's interior.
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