Harlan, Indiana

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Harlan, Indiana
Harlan High School, built in 1908 and closed in 1965.[1]
Harlan High School, built in 1908 and closed in 1965.[1]
Location of Harlan in Allen County, Indiana.
Location of Harlan in Allen County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 41°11′46″N 84°55′11″W / 41.19611°N 84.91972°W / 41.19611; -84.91972Coordinates: 41°11′46″N 84°55′11″W / 41.19611°N 84.91972°W / 41.19611; -84.91972
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAllen
TownshipSpringfield
Area
 • Total3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
 • Land3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation784 ft (239 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,634
 • Density526/sq mi (203.2/km2)
ZIP code
46743
FIPS code18-31432

Harlan is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Springfield Township, Allen County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, Harlan had a population of 1,634.[3] Present-day Harlan originally consisted of two communities, Harlan and Maysville. The border between the two towns was Georgetown Road (Indiana State Road 37), with Harlan being on the north side of the road.[4]

Maysville faded from existence when the post office was built in Harlan sometime around the turn of the 20th century.

Geography[edit]

Harlan is located at 41°11′46″N 84°55′11″W / 41.19611°N 84.91972°W / 41.19611; -84.91972. It is located on State Road 37, approximately 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Fort Wayne and 7 miles (11 km) west of the Ohio state line.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crawford, Christopher. "1908 Harlan High School in Harlan Indiana | Photograph by Christopher Crawford". Christopher Crawford: Documentary Photography. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "USGS detail on Harlan". Retrieved 2007-11-05.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Harlan CDP, Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
  4. ^ Andreas, Alfred Theodore (1876). "Allen County". Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Indiana. Chicago: Baskin, Forster & Company.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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