Bleckley County

Bleckley County, Georgia

306 SE 2nd St
Cochran, GA 31014
Phone: (478) 934-3200
Fax: (478) 934-0822

In central GA, southeast of Macon; organized Jul 30, 1912 from Pulaski County. Name Origin: For Logan Edwin Bleckley (1827-1907), Confederate soldier and chief justice of GA supreme court

Area (sq mi):: 219.14 (land 217.39; water 1.74) Population per square mile: 55.80
Population 2005: 12,141 State rank: 114 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 11.90% Population 2000: 11,666 (White 72.90%; Black or African American 24.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,934; median household $33,448; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,677-$23,904
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In letters sent May 1 to officials in both the city of Cochran and Bleckley County, Americans United explained that flying the Christian flag on public property violates the First Amendment.
A Bleckley County, Georgia, man inadvertently surprised a burglar at his house on January 11 when he arrived home at about noon and found a car parked in his driveway.
166) Georgia has 159 counties, and since its establishment in 1912, the governing authority in Bleckley County had been a single commissioner.
She asks how Bleckley County can complain about guaranteeing results when it kept blacks out of the electoral process for decades.