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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Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College, located in Harlan County, is one of 16 two-year, open-admissions institutions of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).
Trailing Pike County in eastern Kentucky were Harlan County, 1 million tons, or a 5.
announced the divestment of all of their affiliated mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to JRL Coal LLC of Marietta, Georgia.
have sold substantially all of their affiliated mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to JRL Coal LLC of Marietta, Georgia, the companies said.
A thousand of those remaining ended up in south central Nebraska, scrapping about Harlan County and which still to be imagined town should hold the seat of government.
Tom Brandon was helping me raise money for the film, and we were working on grants, going back and forth to Harlan County to raise money.
It was right up my alley," said Kopple, who won Oscars for two of her documentaries: Harlan County, USA, in 1976, and American Dream, in 1990.
I mean, it was right up my alley," commented Kopple, who twice won Oscars for documentary features: 1976's Harlan County, USA and 1990's American Dream.
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.