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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Harlan County, Kentucky.

It is intended to be a complete list of the properties on the National Register of Historic Places in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 6 properties listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Benham Historic District
Benham Historic District
July 21, 1983
Kentucky Route 160, Central Ave., and McKnight and Cypress Sts.
36°57′48″N 82°57′02″W / 36.963333°N 82.950556°W / 36.963333; -82.950556 (Benham Historic District)
2 Cumberland Central Business District
Cumberland Central Business District
March 14, 1996
Roughly bounded by Freeman St., Huff Dr., the Poor Fork of the Cumberland River, Cumberland Ave., and W. Main St.
36°58′31″N 82°59′27″W / 36.975278°N 82.990833°W / 36.975278; -82.990833 (Cumberland Central Business District)
3 Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
October 15, 1966
East of Middlesboro along Kentucky-Virginia state line
36°36′14″N 83°40′28″W / 36.603889°N 83.674444°W / 36.603889; -83.674444 (Cumberland Gap National Historical Park)
Middlesboro Extends into Bell County, Claiborne County, Tennessee and Lee County, Virginia
4 Harlan Commercial District
Harlan Commercial District
March 20, 1986
Roughly bounded by Mound, Second, Clover, and Main Sts.
36°50′49″N 83°19′20″W / 36.846944°N 83.322222°W / 36.846944; -83.322222 (Harlan Commercial District)
5 Lynch Historic District
Lynch Historic District
September 15, 2003
Roughly bounded by the city limits, the L&N railroad bed, Big Looney Creek, and 2nd, Mountain, Highland Terrace, Liberty, and Church Sts.
36°57′52″N 82°55′04″W / 36.964444°N 82.917778°W / 36.964444; -82.917778 (Lynch Historic District)
6 Pine Mountain Settlement School
Pine Mountain Settlement School
September 6, 1978
East of Bledsoe on Kentucky Route 510
36°56′55″N 83°10′59″W / 36.948611°N 83.183056°W / 36.948611; -83.183056 (Pine Mountain Settlement School)

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Louisville and Nashville Railroad Depot
March 13, 1980
December 30, 1985
River St.
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