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Welcome to Harman ...

The town of Harman is located in Randolph County<1>.

The location of Harman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harman has a population of 137 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Harman.

Harman is 2,360 feet [719 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Harman is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Harman lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Harman: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harman had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harman had a population of 143 people. This makes Harman the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 143 people, the population of Harman increased 13.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 126 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Harman.

Communities Also Named Harman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Harman: This one is located in Randolph County and the other is located in Kanawha County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Harman - they are located in Colorado, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harman.

Communities near Harman ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harman.

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
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    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Harman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,908 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Parsons [Tucker County]
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    • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Harman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<7>
  • Beverly [Randolph County]
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    • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Harman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>
  • Davis [Tucker County]
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    • Davis [Tucker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Harman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
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      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Harman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<7>
    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
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      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Harman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
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      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Harman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton
    • Montrose [Randolph County]
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      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Harman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Wymer [Randolph County]
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      • Wymer [Randolph County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Harman
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    • Elk [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk
      • Elk [Tucker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Harman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk

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 Harman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harman.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harman. 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 Harman.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harman. See our Newspapers Page for Harman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harman ...

Looking for more information about Harman? 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 Harman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harman.

Adding Harman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Harman was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harman on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9210, Longitude: -79.5246       In this case, the coordinates for Harman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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