About Us:

Cumberland Elementary is part of the Harlan County School District. We are located at 322 Golf Course Road, Cumberland, KY 40823. Cumberland's population was 2,611 at the 2000 census and estimated at 2,291 in 2007. Cumberland was settled in 1826 and originally named Poor Fork. It remained isolated until the coal mining roar of the 1900s when railroads connected it with surrounding towns. In 1926 it was renamed Cumberland.