Harlan County Kentucky (Historic Districts) has 5 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 2 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Pine Mountain Settlement School, Lynch Historic District and Pine Mountain Settlement School, Benham Historic District and Cumberland Central Business District.
The famous person Katherine Pettit is associated with one of more of the Harlan County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Harlan County places including Mary Rockwell Hook and Luigi Zande. Prominent architectural styles found in Harlan Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Moderne and Chicago.