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Welcome to Harlem ...

The city of Harlem is located in Columbia County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harlem has a population of 3,383 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Harlem.

Harlem is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Harlem lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Harlem: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Harlem: 30814<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harlem had an population of 3,383 people. This is an increase of 26.89% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harlem had a population of 2,666 people. This makes Harlem the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Harlem represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Harlem.

Communities Also Named Harlem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Harlem - they are located in California, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harlem.

Communities near Harlem ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harlem.

  • Augusta [Richmond County]
  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
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    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Harlem
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • Snead [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snead
    • Snead [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Harlem
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
  • Grovetown [Columbia County]
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    • Grovetown [Columbia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Harlem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grovetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grovetown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richmond Hills [Richmond County]
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      • Richmond Hills [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Harlem
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fairvale [Richmond County]
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      • Fairvale [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Harlem
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairvale
    • Thomson [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomson
      • Thomson [McDuffie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Harlem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<7>
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Harlem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<7>
    • Bonair [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonair
      • Bonair [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Harlem
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonair have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonair
    • Lulaville [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lulaville
      • Lulaville [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Harlem
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lulaville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lulaville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Harlem. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harlem.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harlem. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Harlem.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harlem. See our Newspapers Page for Harlem.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harlem ...

Looking for more information about Harlem? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Harlem, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harlem.

Adding Harlem to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harlem in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Harlem was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Harlem in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harlem on our Genealogy Page.

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About Columbia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harlem. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyga.gov/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harlem.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harlem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Harlem). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harlem or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harlem) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harlem. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarlemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harlem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4147, Longitude: -82.3128    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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