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Cochran is a city in Bleckley County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Arthur E. Cochran, president of the Macon and Brunswick Railroad.

The latitude of Cochran is 32.386N. The longitude is -83.354W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,501.


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Median household income
Local
$25,545
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cochran demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Dykesboro
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Hillside Bluegrass Festival - Sept. 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cochran web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Middle Georgia College
Municipal address:
PO Box 8
Cochran, GA 31014

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cochran demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bleckley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31014 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Cochran residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cochran ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cochran was $13,354, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Cochran residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cochran, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $228.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $828.


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Libraries in Cochran include Tessie W. Norris Cochran-Bleckley County Pl ... View libraries

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TV stations in Cochran include WDCO.

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Bleckley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cochran political report.

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The average commute time for Cochran workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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