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|Thomson High School|
| Thomson , Georgia |
|Type||Public high school|
|Color(s)||Gold and black|
|Website||Thomson High School|
Thomson High School is a public high school located in Thomson, Georgia, United States. It is the only high school in the McDuffie County School District.
Thomson is a city in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. The population was 6,778 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of McDuffie County. Thomson's nickname is "The Camellia City of the South", in honor of the thousands of camellia plants throughout the city. Thomson was founded in 1837 as a depot on the Georgia Railroad. It was renamed in 1853 for railroad official John Edgar Thomson and incorporated February 15, 1854 as a town and in 1870 as a city. It is part of the Augusta – Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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