Bleckley County

Bleckley County (HMW0U)

Location: Cochran, GA 31014 Bleckley County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 23.233', W 83° 21.333'

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This County, created by an act of the Georgia LegislatureJuly 30, 1912, is named for Chief Justice Logan E. Bleckley, ofthe Georgia Supreme Court, one of the greatest jurists in thehistory of this State. Born in Rabun County in 1827, he servedas a Confederate soldier, resumed his law practice after thewar, was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court 1875-1880and Chief Justice 1887-1894. Among the first Bleckley Countyofficers were Sheriff J.A. Floyd, Superior Court Clerk J.T. Deese,Ordinary W.M. Wynne, Tax Receiver Jim Holland, Tax CollectorW.D. Porter, Treasurer J.R. Taylor, Coroner Morgan Barrs,Surveyor W.H. Berryhill, Comm. of Roads and Revenue J.B. Hinson.
HM NumberHMW0U
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker NumberGHM012-1
Year Placed1985
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission (1953-1971) or its successor, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (1972-1998)
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 278419 N 3585797
Decimal Degrees32.38721667, -83.35555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.233', W 83° 21.333'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 13.98" N, 83° 21' 19.98" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 602 NE 2nd St, Cochran GA 31014, US
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