The History of Thomas, West Virginia

Welcome to Historic Thomas West Virginia!

Located in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains, the town of Thomas has a story to tell.  It’s a story of immigration, industry, and community.  It’s an American story, and it’s one that’s partly told by the buildings that have stood in the town through much of its journey.

The Thomas Commercial Historic District is a group of 48 contributing properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places that together exemplify the rapid growth in commerce, industry, and population that swept this region at the turn of the 20th Century. The buildings also display a well-preserved variety of architectural styles from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

We invite you to discover Historic Thomas West Virginia.

This History of Thomas, West Virginia

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Read more about the history of Thomas and the people that shaped the town.

The Historic Buildings of Thomas

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Learn more about contributing properties that make up Thomas' Commercial Historic District.

Blog: More from Historic Thomas, WV

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More about Thomas, its historic buildings, and unique history.