Harlan County


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Harlan County, Nebraska

PO Box 698
Alma, NE 68920
Phone: (308) 928-2173
Fax: (308) 928-2079

On the central southern border of NE, southwest of Kearney; organized Jun 3, 1871 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For either Thomas Harlan, a local official, or for his uncle, James Harlan (1820-99), U.S. senator from IA (1855-65; 1867-73) and U.S. secretary of the interior (1865-66)

Area (sq mi):: 574.18 (land 552.78; water 21.40) Population per square mile: 6.30
Population 2005: 3,462 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 3,786 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,618; median household $30,679; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,003-$25,176
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harlan County, Kentucky

PO Box 670
Harlan, KY 40831
Phone: (606) 573-3636
Fax: (606) 573-0064

On the southeastern border of KY; organized Jan 28, 1819 from Floyd and Knox counties. Name Origin: For Maj. Silas Harlan (?-1782), an officer in the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 467.97 (land 467.20; water 0.78) Population per square mile: 67.70
Population 2005: 31,614 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -9.20% Population 2000: 33,202 (White 95.10%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $11,585; median household $18,665; Population below poverty level: 32.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,948-$17,676
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Boys & Girls Club of Glasgow/Barren County - Houchens Unit, USAG Fort Campbell CYS Services, Harlan County Boys & Girls Club, Inc.
Michael Ruth, author of Memory of a Miner, are delighted to share this memoir of his father, Carl Ruth, an old-school miner - and natural-born storyteller - who mined in Harlan County, Kentucky, between 1931 and 1959.
In Harlan County, a coal-producing community on the Virginia border, Grimes backer and county magistrate David Kennedy said anyone who gives Grimes a chance would see ''an old Southern Democrat, a conservative Democrat.
According to the Harlan Daily Enterprise, while describing the kids' reactions to the healthy-eating plan, Harlan County Public Schools board member, Myra Mosley, said that the kids claim that the food tastes like vomit, the Washington Times reported.
During the 2009 growing season, a taxonomic study and comparison of 3 different sites in Harlan County was made.
com DVD JUSTIFED: SEASON THREE (15) BRILLIANT gun-slinging crime drama with Timothy Olyphant as quick-draw US Marshal Raylan Givens, keeping the peace in violent Harlan County.
Harlan County Judge-Executive Joe Grieshop told The Harlan Daily Enterprise that the money should go to the community college system, which has benefited Harlan, Letcher and Bell counties.
Raylan's back in Harlan County, Kentucky, dealing with some bad guys--you know, drug dealers who have decided to trade in human body parts.
I knew Harlan County Horrors was going to be something special.
95) comes from a founder of grassroots leadership and offers a fine survey of the author's work in some of the most important grassroots organizations of the last fifty years, from the Southern Civil Rights Movement to the Harlan County coal miners' strike.
That ideal was a noble one, and it led to some astonishing cinematic achievements, such as Barbara Kopple's portrait of striking coal miners in Harlan County, U.
He writes about the controversy over books at schools in West Virginia, the miner's strike in Harlan County, Kentucky, the fight over low-income housing in Forest Hills, Queens, a truckers' strike, and other "tribes" and their stories.