Harlan County, Kentucky

Harlan County: County in Kentucky, United States

About

Harlan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,278 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 25,566 inhabitants. Its county seat is Harlan. The county was created 203 years ago in 1819.

Quick Facts about Harlan County

Population : 25,566 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Harlan County
Area : 1212 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Silas Harlan
Altitude : 2,070 feet / 631 meters
Capital : Harlan
Establishment : January 01, 1819
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:30:33 (28th June 2022)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.52% (2010-2020)
Harlan County locator map
Location of Harlan County on Kentucky map.
Harlan County Kentucky Courthouse image
Harlan County Kentucky Courthouse
Harlan County Kentucky Courthouse image

Geography

Harlan County is located at 36°51'25"N 83°13'5"W (36.8569700, -83.2179500). It has 5 neighbors: Bell County, Leslie County, Letcher County, Perry County and Lee County.

Harlan County map

The largest city of Harlan County is Georgetown with a population of 35,847. Other cities include, Cumberland population 1,854, Harlan population 1,471, Evarts population 792 and Lynch population 630. See all Harlan County cities & populated places.

Harlan County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harlan County.

City Name Population Title
Georgetown 35,847 City in Kentucky
Cumberland 1,854 City in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States
Harlan 1,471 City in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States
Evarts 792 City in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States of America
Lynch 630 Human settlement in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States of America
Loyall 585 City in Kentucky
Benham 417 Human settlement in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States of America

Harlan County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Harlan County decreased by 14.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,278 - census
2011 29,129 -0.51% estimation process
2012 28,681 -1.56% estimation process
2013 28,489 -0.67% estimation process
2014 28,014 -1.7% estimation process
2015 27,506 -1.85% estimation process
2016 26,996 -1.89% estimation process
2017 26,676 -1.2% estimation process
2018 26,309 -1.39% estimation process
2019 26,010 -1.15% estimation process
2020 25,566 -1.74% estimation process

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People born in Harlan County (5)

People born in Harlan County, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Carl H. Dodd, character Raylan Givens, country music songwriter Jerry Chesnut, .

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Other places with the same name (2)

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