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Tel:   712-755-5137

Harlan is located in southwest Iowa, approximately 11 miles north of Interstate 80 (Exit No. 41) between Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska at the junction of US Highways 59 and 44.  We have a great little community here in Harlan, plan a visit to see us soon!

Congratulations to the Harlan Fire Deparment on their "Outstanding Department Award" - they are the Fire Department of the Year for the State of IowaVisit the Fire Department page and learn about this well-deserved Award!

We are Blue Zones Certified!

See what Harlan is all about and what it means to be a Blue Zones Certified City in this Video!   Watch the Video!

Southwest Iowa Location

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