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Harman, West Virginia
(Randolph County)

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The location of Harman

Welcome to Harman ...

The town of Harman is located in Randolph County.

The location of Harman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Harman has a population of 138 people<2> (see below for details).

Harman is 2,360 feet [719 m] above sea level.<3> 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

Area codes for Harman: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Harman had an population of 138 people. This is a decrease of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Harman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Beverly   [Map]   675   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Davis   [Map]   644   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hambleton   [Map]   217   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   257   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Harman. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harman.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harman.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harman

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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