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Thames County, Almina

Joy River in Thames County

Seat
Thames
Largest city
Thames
Founded
1800s

Thames County is one of Almina's 79 counties. Its name is pronounced by locals as it is spelled, and not like the river in England. Its county seat is Thames.

HistoryEdit

Thames County was founded in the 1800s, and the city of Thames became its county seat. In 1897, a county resident named Joseph Haucham was arrested after allegedly tainting the waters of the Matheen River with large amounts of pollution. He was released in 1901. A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred near the town of New Picochatt in 1912. In November of that year, the New Picochatt Fault was discovered.

GeographyEdit

Thames County is located in North-Central Almina.

Adjacent countiesEdit

  • Burker County (south)
  • Roberts County (south)
  • Forrestt County (east)
  • Trenton County (east)
  • Robertson County (north)
  • Ryans County (west)

Major routesEdit

DemographicsEdit

Thames County had a population of about 83,445 during the last census. Eighty percent of the county's population were born in Dragoonasag. About 99 percent of the population can speak English, ans 10 percent can speak a second language.

CommunitiesEdit

  • New Picochatt
  • Thames