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Harlan County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Harlan County is a county in Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,278.[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
Founded1819
Named forSilas Harlan
SeatHarlan
Largest cityHarlan
Area
 • Total468 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total29,278
 • Density63/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.harlancountyclerk.com

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.