Harlan County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Harlan County is a county in Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 26,831.[1] Its county seat is Harlan.[2]

Harlan County
Harlan County courthouse in Harlan
Harlan County courthouse in Harlan
Map of Kentucky highlighting Harlan County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°52′N 83°13′W / 36.86°N 83.22°W / 36.86; -83.22
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forSilas Harlan
Largest cityCumberland
 • Total468 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.5%
 • Total26,831
 • Density57/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

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References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Harlan County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.