Local County Officials Information|
Various photos of officials and information concerning all magisterial districts
in the county.
In 1819, Harlan County was the 60th.
county to be formed from Floyd and Knox Counties. Named for Major Silas Harlan
who came from Virginia to Kentucky in 1774. Major Harlan was a frontier soldier
who was killed at the Battle of Blue Licks. The Fiscal Court is a governing body
of Harlan County, Kentucky. The Constitution of 1891 gave the name "Fiscal
Court" to the body in each county that would have the power to transact all
county business. This body consists of a County Judge Executive and five
magistrates. The term County Judge Executive became effective January 1, 1978
after a 1975 referendum transferred the judicial authority of County Judge to a
new State Court System, making the County Judge Executive chief executive
officer of the County.
of District #1 area of Harlan County.
P.O. Box 556
Baxter, KY 40806
DISTRICT #1 COMMUNITIES (approximately): Coxton, Blackjoe, Golden Ash,
Kitts, Rex, Harlan Gas, Clovertown, Harlan, Lawnvale, Sookey Ridge,
parts of Keith, Baxter, Gatun, Rosspoint, Putney, Dillon, Laden Trail,
Little Shepherd Trail, Bledsoe, Pine Mountain, Big Laurel, Tacky Town,
Magistrate of District #2 area
of Harlan County.
P.O. Box 196
Kenvir, KY 40847
(606) 837-0333 (Home)
(606) 505-5943 (Cell)
DISTRICT #2 COMMUNITIES (approximately):Brookside, Ages, Verda, Jones
Creek, Ten Spot, Kildav, Draper, Evarts, Redbud, Pounding Mill, Kenvir,
Black Mountain, Dizney, Baileys Creek, River Ridge, Colts, Shields,
Ridgeway, Benito, Highsplint, Louellen, Black Bottom, Closplint,
Rileyville, Clover-Darby, Georgetown, Rutherford, Holmes Mill,
of District #3 area of Harlan County.
702 Stacey Hill
Cumberland, KY 40823
DISTRICT #3 COMMUNITIES (approximately): Nolansburg, Totz, Dione, Hiram,
Clutts, Sandhill, Blair, Cloverlick, Looney Creek, Cumberland, Benham,
Magistrate of District #4 area
of Harlan County.
2221 South Highway 3001
Cawood, KY 40815
(606) 573-7058 (Home)
DISTRICT #4 COMMUNITIES (approximately): Sunshine, Dressen, Lower Elcomb,
Upper Elcomb, Teetersville, Little Creek at Catrons Creek, Catrons
Valley, Mary Alice, Pansy (Gulston), Yancey, Stanfill, Bardo, Liggett,
Grays Knob, Farmers Mill, Neff, Chevrolet, Lenarue, Mary Helen (Coalgood),
Bobs Creek, Cawood, Little Creek at Cawood, Three Point, Days Branch,
Smith, Crummies, Cranks,
JAMES F. HOWARD
Magistrate of District #5 area of Harlan County.
P. O. Box 582
Loyall, KY 40854
(606) 573-9545 (Office)
(606) 573-9545 (Fax)
DISTRICT #5 COMMUNITIES (approximately): Parts of Lawnvale, Loyall, Blackbottom, Rio Vista,
Parts of Keith, Fresh Meadows, Wilhoit & Dayhoit, Tremont, Watts
Creek, Sawbriar, Longton, Daniels Mountain, Wallins, Around the
World, Mexico Addition, Happy Top, Kentenia,
Twila, Creechs, Coldiron, Layman, Foresters Creek, Terrys Fork, Jesses
Creek, Dixie Town, Molus, Pathfork.
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