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China, Maine, USA

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Where is China, Maine, USA? 

China, Kennebec, Maine, USA
In 1774 a family named Clark settled in the area and established Jones' Plantation. In 1796 Jones' Plantation was incorporated as Harlem. On June 25, 1818, the Town of China was incorporated by combining Harlem, Fairfax (Albion), and Winslow.

The name of the town was chosen by Japheth Washburn. He wanted to call the town Bloomville, but people from the town of Bloomfield objected, saying that the similarity of names could cause confusion. Mr. Washburn settled on the name China, because it was the name of one of his favorite hymns. This hymn, now known as Jesus Loves Me, was then titled China in some hymnals.wikipedia



China, Maine, USA - Trout Stream, near China, Maine
China, Maine, USA

Trout Stream, near China, Maine
China, Maine, USA - Baptist Church. China, Maine. (1910)
China, Maine, USA

Baptist Church. China, Maine. (1910)
China, Maine, USA - Main St. So. China, Me.
China, Maine, USA

Main St. So. China, Me.

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1859
CHINA, a township of Kennebec co., in the state of Maine, U.S., 21 m. NE of Augusta, watered by a...Read MORE...

1886 - China
China is situated in the eastern part of Kennebec County, on the western branch of the Sheepscot...Read MORE...

1916
China, a post-village of China township (town), Kennebec co., Me., is on a lake of the same name...Read MORE...


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