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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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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.
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.
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.
He concentrates on three different strikes: the Gastonia, North Carolina, textile workers' strike of 1929; the Harlan County, Kentucky, coal miners' strike of 1931-32; and the Flint, Michigan, autoworkers' strike of 1936-37.
Smith, also known as Mother Mary and Mother Griot, grew up, she says, in the coalfields of West Virginia and "bloody" Harlan County, Kentucky.
In Harlan County, Kentucky, citizens organized a local chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) to stop mountaintop removal.
In the 1930s Frank apparently overcame his sense of the "unreality" of activism, getting assaulted by sheriff's deputies during an investigation among striking miners in Harlan County, Kentucky, and serving briefly as President of the Communist-led League of American Writers.
Beginning in 1932, when several busloads of collegians left the campus of Columbia University to bring aid to striking miners in Harlan county, Kentucky, students on many campuses demonstrated solidarity with strikers.
The coal properties are located on approximately 34,000 acres in Lee County, Virginia and Harlan County, Kentucky.
Project Harlan County Well Location Status Blackstar Mountain #500 Harlan County, Kentucky Online - Selling Gas Blackstar Mountain #501 Harlan County, Kentucky Online - Selling Gas Blackstar Mountain #502 Harlan County, Kentucky Online - Selling Gas Hensley Heirs #513 Harlan County, Kentucky Under Development Freeman Saylor #514 Harlan County, Kentucky Gas, Not Yet
Otto Saylor #515 Harlan County, Kentucky 17 Gas Kicks On Log
At June 30, 2001, HFB Financial Corporation had total assets of $217,404,589 with three community banking offices in Bell County and Harlan County, Kentucky and one community banking office in Claiborne County, Tennessee.