Bleckley County

Bleckley County is named for Chief Justice Logan E. Bleckley of the Georgia Supreme Court. It was made a county in 1912, taking its terri­tory from Pulaski County. The name of the county seat, Cochran, is a tribute to the president of the Macon & Brunswick Railroad, Arthur E. Cochran who is credited with leading-development in the area.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 272, Cochran GA 31014-1633
Telephone 478.934.3200
Fax 478.934.0822

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Bleckley County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 12683 (State Rank: 113)
Incorporated Millage Rage 11.152
Unincorporated Millage Rate 11.152
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 11.5
School Bond 0
Total Incorporated 22.652
Total Unincorporated 22.652


County Officials