Cuthbert is a city in, and the county seat of, Randolph County, Georgia. The population was 3,731 at the 2000 census.
Cuthbert in 2012.
Location in Randolph County and the state of Georgia
Cuthbert was founded in 1831 as seat of the newly formed Randolph County. John Alfred Cuthbert, member of Congress, is the namesake of Cuthbert. It was incorporated as a town in 1834 and as a city in 1859. The Central of Georgia Railway arrived to Cuthbert in the 1850s
Cuthbert is located at 31º46'15" North, 84º47'37" West (31.770726, -84.793517) The city is located along U.S. Route 27 and U.S. Route 82. U.S. Route 27 passes east of the city leading north 57 miles (92 km) to Columbus and south 112 miles (180 km) to Tallahassee, Florida. U.S. Route 82 passes through the heart of the city leading east 45 miles (72 km) to Albany and west 26 miles (42 km) to Eufaula, Alabama. Other highways that pass through the city include Georgia State Route 266 and Georgia State Route 216.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all land.
The Fletcher Henderson Museum is being established on Peachtree street in Cuthbert (Fletcher Henderson was a jazz musician and orchestra arranger). Cuthbert is home to Andrew College (Formerly Andrew Female College), a two year private liberal arts college. Also, it is home to many famous sites such as, the confederate army cemetery, historical houses built in the 1800s, the Fletcher Henderson home, and soon to be the Lena Baker Museum