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== County Courthouse  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyharlan/ Harlan County KYGenWeb]
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/harlan/harlan.html Harlan County USGenWeb Archives]
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select the county.  
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select the county.  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  

Revision as of 02:39, 6 January 2011

Harlan County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Harlan County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Founded January 28, 1819
County Seat Harlan
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Harlan County

County Courthouse

Harlan County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG


Parent County

1819--Harlan County was created 28 January 1819 from Floyd and Knox Counties.  County seat: Harlan [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1863--A disaster destroyed some records.


Populated Places

Ages Coxton Kenvir Rileyville
Alva Cranks Kilday Rio Vista
Bailey Creek Crummies Kitts River Ridge
Bardo Cumberland Laden Rosspoint
Baxter Darkmont Layman Rutherford
Benham Dillon Lenarue Sampson
Benito Dione Liggett Sand Hill
Big Laurel Divide Longton Short Town
Black Bottom Dizney Louellen Smith
Black Mountain Dressen Loyall South Wallins
Blackjoe Elcomb Lynch Stanfill
Blair Evarts Martins Fork Sunshine
Bledsoe Farmers Mill Mary Alice Tacky Town
Bobs Creek Fresh Meadows Mary Helen Teetersville
Brookside Gano Molus Ten Spot
Cawood Gatun Mount Pleasant Three Point
Chad Georgetown Nolansburg Tin Can Alley (hist.)
Chevrolet Golden Ash Pathfork Totz
Closplint Harlan Pine Mountain Tremont
Clover Harlan Gas Putney Tway
Clover-Darby Highsplint Redbud Twila
Clovertown Hiram Rex Verda
Clutts Holmes Mill Rhea Wallins Creek
Coldiron Keith Ridgeway Woods
Colts Kentenia Yancey

Neighboring Counties


African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:



Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.





Local Histories








Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).