Harlem is a quaint city in Columbia County, Georgia, situated about 25 miles west of Augusta. With a population of approximately 3,500, Harlem offers a quiet, close-knit community vibe. The town has historic roots, evident in its downtown area with classic Southern architecture and a strong sense of local pride. It's known for its annual Oliver Hardy Festival, celebrating the famous actor who was born there. Harlem provides a peaceful residential atmosphere while maintaining its Southern charm.