History

The history of the City of Cochran at diffferent stages of its evolution  is chronicled in the additional publications listed below.  All of these references are currently out-of-print.  Hard copies of these references can be found in the archive room of the Tessie W. Norris Cochran-Bleckley Library.  Some of the books may be available through on-line book vendors or the book's author.

 

The Cochran Community.  Bernadette Kuehn Loftin.  1999.  Uchee Trail Publishers, Macon, Georgia.  Available in the Tessie W. Norris Cochran-Bleckley Library. This book is the most definitive work available for the Cochran community.

 

City of Cochran, Georgia, 1953. Compiled, edited, and distributed by The Cochran-Bleckley Junior Chamber of Commerce.

 

Cochran-Bleckley Centennial "Centi-Rama" Journal, 1869-1969.

 

Heritage Trail, Bicentennial Edition 1976, Cochran & Bleckley County, Georgia

 

Vanishing Cochran, James Davidson. 2009. Available in the Tessie W. Norris Cochran-Bleckley Library

 

Immages of America, Bleckley County, William Lonnie Barlow.  2010. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina. Available in the Tessie W. Norris Cochran-Bleckley Library