Bleckley County

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Bleckley County is named for Logan Bleckley, who was a Georgia Supreme Court chief justice.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

– Twiggs County

E – Laurens County

S – Dodge County

W – Pulaski County and Houston County


Created:  October 2, 1912                      Map of Georgia highlighting Bleckley County

County Seat: 

Cochran   1912 – present


County Courthouse – Cochran  


Location:  112 North 2nd Street / Cherry Street

Built:  1914 – 1915

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Sayre & Baldwin of Anderson, South Carolina

Contractor:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story brown colored brick, concrete and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Cochran. The southwest front has a central portico with four columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. There is trim around the entrance doors and on the building corners. On the center of the roof is a square cupola with black colored dome. The roof line is flat.


See:  Little-Cleckler Construction Company of Anniston, Alabama also constructed courthouses in Alabama in Fayette County, Jackson County and Limestone Countyin Georgia in Clarke County, Lincoln County and Walker County; and in Mississippi in Franklin County, Lawrence County, Walthall County and Webster County.


History:  The courthouse is the first and only courthouse erected in the county.




County Courthouse – Cochran



















Photos taken 2013