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Harlan is a city in Harlan County.
Harlan is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Maj. Silas Harlan, killed at the Battle of Blue Licks
The latitude of Harlan is 36.843N. The longitude is -83.321W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,191 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,945.
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9% of Harlan residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harlan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harlan was $15,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Harlan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Harlan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $719.
Libraries in Harlan include Harlan County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Harlan include Harlan Daily Enterprise
TV stations in Harlan include WAGV.
Harlan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harlan political report.
The average commute time for Harlan workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Harlan include Holiday Inn Express.
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