Evarts is a 5th class city located within Harlan County, Kentucky. Our post office was opened on February 9, 1855 and Evarts High School was opened in 1937 but was forced to close at the end of the 2007 school year due to consolidation.
We are located approximately 8 miles from Harlan, Kentucky and 21 miles from Virginia. The city currently operates under a mayor-council form of government and our current mayor is Eddie Manning.
City officials realize the importance of adventure tourism and have enacted a city ordinance allowing ATV's to travel certain roads within the city.
Mayor: Eddie Manning
City Clerk: Kristi Lamb
City Council: Preston McLain, Jaysin Stallard, Larry Caudill, Jackie Renfro, Ernie Woodard, Renee Doan
Maintenance Supervisor: Cledo Powers
Police Chief: Denny Jones
Officers To Asst: Chief Bryan Napier
Fire Chief: Cledo Powers
Assistant Fire Chief: Anthony Williams
Water Clerk: Tanya Caudill
Water Plant Operators: Woody Fields, Anthony Williams, Chris McLain
Sewer Plant Operator: Jerome Price
Maintenance Department: Will Botts, Andrew Williams, Jon Nolan, Damien Harris