Bleicherode is a town in the district of Nordhausen, in Thuringia, Germany. It is situated on the river Wipper, 17 km southwest of Nordhausen. On 1 December 2007, the former municipality Obergebra was incorporated by Bleicherode. Every Thursday, there is a market held in the town.
Historically, Bleicherode belonged to the Prussian province of Saxony between 1700 and 1945.
One of Bleicherode's most famous natives is the cartographer August Heinrich Petermann.
The house where Petermann was born: Neue Straße 3, Bleicherode
Memorial for August Petermann in Bleicherode