Harlem is an extinct town, now part of China, Maine. Harlem was organized as a town from Winslow formerly Lincoln County (now Kennebec County) in 1796. Part of Harlem was annexed to China in 1818, and the remainder was annexed in 1822.
County. Kennebec County was set off from Lincoln County in 1799.
Records. The original town and vital records of Harlem 1796-1822 are preserved in China, Maine. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Library (Salt Lake City) on FHL film 0010621.