Harlem, Georgia is located just outside Augusta in fast-growing Columbia County.  Our historic downtown features locally-owned shops and restaurants, and we have quiet neighborhoods and a friendly hometown feel that you just won’t find anywhere else.  Come for a visit, and we think you’ll agree that Harlem is a wonderful place to live, work, worship and raise a family!

Vision Statement

To provide a community of choice for living, working and playing by embracing our past, celebrating our present, and promoting our future.

Mission Statement

To offer, encourage, develop a strong community by providing friendly, quality service.


In order to vote in the City of Harlem General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, you must be a resident within the city limits of Harlem and be registered to vote within the city.

Registration deadline is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. 

You can register on-line at https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov or pick up a form at City Hall.

If you have moved into the city limits and are registered to vote, you will need to make sure you do a change of address/residency to be able to vote in the city election.  With the demolition of the school, the two precincts, Harlem Middle School and Harlem Baptist Church, have been combined into one precinct and voting will take place at the new Harlem Branch Library.

If you have any questions, please contact the Harlem City Clerk at 706 556-3448.

To register on-line, please click here.

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