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Lynch is a city in Harlan County.
Lynch is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
The community was named for Thomas Lynch, coal company president
The latitude of Lynch is 36.966N. The longitude is -82.922W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,716 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 843.
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4% of Lynch residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lynch ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lynch was $13,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Lynch residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lynch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $184. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Harlan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lynch political report.
The average commute time for Lynch workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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