HARLAN COUNTY
    My name is Kelly.  I am a Sophomore at Downers Grove North High School.  In school, I enjoy participating in many of our school plays, and also in Architecture club.  Out of school I enjoy shopping and hanging out with friends.  My favorite movie is Lady and the Tramp.

COUNTY INFORMATION

     Alma is the county seat of Harlan County.  There are 545 sq. miles in Harlan County.  The population of my county is 3,810.

GEOGRAPHY

     In June, July, and August you are likely to experience nice warm weather anywhere from 77-90 degrees.  There may also be variable rainfall.  The land in Harlan County is mostly barren prairie land, with almost no elevation change.

GEOLOGY

COUNTY HISTORY

     In 1870, a group of 40 pioneers settled in Harlan County.  They were the first settlers.  The second group arrived in the summer of 1871.  By 1879, the city of Alma began to develop.

POLITICS

SOCIOLOGY

     Harlan County's main religion is Protestant, and some also practice the Catholic religion.  Harlan County is known for its low crime rate.  During the months of June, July, and August there are many festivals and other fun gatherings.

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MISCELLANEOUS
Map of Harlan County Lake
Harlan County Lake
 Food and Lodging

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