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Welcome to Harlan ...
The location of Harlan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Harlan has a population of 1,531 people<2> (see below for details).
Harlan was established in 1796.
The community of Harlan is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Harlan lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Harlan is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.
The ZIP code for Harlan: 40831<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Harlan had an population of 1,531 people. This is a decrease of 12.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Harlan had a population of 1,745 people (or 5.96% of the total population of Harlan County). This makes Harlan the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Harlan represents 0.04% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 154th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,745 people, the population of Harlan decreased 16.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,081 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Harlan.
Communities Also Named Harlan ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Harlan - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harlan.
Communities near Harlan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harlan.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Harlan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harlan.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harlan. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Harlan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harlan. See our Newspapers Page for Harlan.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harlan ...
Looking for more information about Harlan? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Harlan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harlan.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Apr 2020