Milledgeville is a city in and the county seat of Baldwin County in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is northeast of Macon, located just before Eatonton on the way to Athens along U.S. Highway 441, and it is located on the Oconee River. The rapid current of the Oconee River here made this an attractive location to build a city. It was the capital of Georgia from 1804 to 1868, notably during the American Civil War. Milledgeville was preceded as the capital city by Louisville, and it was succeeded by Atlanta, the current capital.
The population of the town of Milledgeville was 18,757 at the 2000 Census.
Milledgeville is along the route of the under-construction Fall Line Freeway, which will link Milledgeville with Augusta, Macon, Columbus, and other Fall Line cities with long histories from Colonial Georgia.
Milledgeville is the principal city of the Milledgeville Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that covers Baldwin and Hancock counties and had a combined population of 54,776 at the 2000 census.
Milledgeville is home to Georgia College and State University, founded in 1889 and Georgia Military College, founded in 1879.
BALDWIN COUNTY JUDICIARYBaldwin County is part of the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit which is comprised of Putnam County, Greene County, Jasper County, Hancock County, Morgan County, and Wilkinson County.
Judge William A. Prior, Jr. – Chief Judge
Judge James L. Cline, Jr.
Judge Hugh V. Wingfield, III
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WHAT TYPES OF CASES DOES BEN F. WINDHAM, P.C. HANDLE IN BALDWIN COUNTY?
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DOES IT HELP TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY THAT IS EXPERIENCED IN BALDWIN COUNTY?
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