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Bleckley County, Georgia
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Bleckley County, Georgia Facts

When was Bleckley County, GA Created?
Bleckley County was established on July 30, 1912 from Pulaski County. The county was named in honor of Logan Edwin Bleckley (1827 - 1907), Georgia State Supreme Court Chief Justice.

What is the County Seat of Bleckley County, GA?
The County Seat is located in Cochran and in the current county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Bleckley County, GA?
Bordering Counties are  Wilkinson County (north), Twiggs County (north), Laurens County (east), Dodge County, Pulaski County (southwest), Houston County (west).

Bleckley County, GA Vital Records

Where can find Bleckley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bleckley County vital records can be found at the Georgia Department of Health which has copies for copies of birth and death records since Jan 1919, copies of marriage since June 9, 1952 to 1996 and a Divorce records index since June 9, 1952. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Georgia for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Bleckley County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Bleckley Co. Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.

The Bleckley County Health Department can issue Birth, Marriage and Death certificates while you wait. Contact the Clerk of Superior Court for Divorce Records and the Probate Judge for Marriage Records.

Bleckley County, GA Census Records

What Bleckley County, GA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bleckley County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1920, 1930, 1940.

You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Georgia Census Records Research Guide

Bleckley County, GA Courthouse and Government Records

Bleckley County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Bleckley County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Bleckley County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Georgia Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Bleckley County, GA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bleckley County, GA?
A list of Bleckley County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Georgia Archives, Genealogical and Historical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Bleckley County, GA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Bleckley County, GA?
The following links to Genealogy Resources associated to Bleckley County. These links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is basically a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.

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