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Bleckley County Courthouse
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Bleckley County Courthouse is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Bleckley County Courthouse
Location in Georgia (U.S. state)
Bleckley County Courthouse is located in the United States
Bleckley County Courthouse
Location in the United States
Location Courthouse Sq., Cochran, Georgia
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1914 (1914)
Built by Little, Cleckler Construction Co.
Architect J.J. Baldwin
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS Georgia County Courthouses TR
NRHP reference No. 80000975
Added to NRHP September 18, 1980

Bleckley County Courthouse is the historic county courthouse of Bleckley County. It is located at Second Street on Courthouse Square in the county seat of Cochran. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980.


Bleckley County was formed in 1912. The county jail and courthouse were erected the following year. The county courthouse opened on January 1, 1914, and has continuously been the county's courthouse since. The courthouse predates the city hall and city auditorium, which were built in 1928.

The architect J.J. Baldwin of the architectural firm of Gayre & Baldwin designed the courthouse, one of eight Georgia courthouses designed by Baldwin. The building is in the Classical Revival style. It is made of brick, with white columns and stone trim. Wilbur W. Caldwell writes that while the building it "pleasant and serviceable ... it lacks exuberance and flair," and it is one indication that by 1912, "the age of flamboyant courthouse building was over in Georgia," as county courthouse design became more restrained.

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