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China is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, which is a suburb of Waterville. It contains four villages: China, South China, Weeks Mills, and Branch Mills.

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Airports near China, Maine include Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport 6 miles northwest of China, Augusta State Airport 13 miles southwest of China, and Knox County Regional Airport 36 miles southeast of China.

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China, ME is home to China Lake, a 54 square mile body of water that boasts excellent fishing. China Lake features the legendary Indian Heart Rock, a heart that was carved into a boulder on the lake in religious devotion so it would last through the ages. In addition to China Lake, China features tranquil scenery with rolling hills and beautiful farm land.


China Lake has excellent fishing and hosts several bass tournaments. Other activities that can be enjoyed on the lake are swimming, boating and water skiing. The village of South China has a boat landing where visitors can launch their own boats, rent paddle boats, and swim.

Many children's summer camps are located around China Lake and region. Also, visitors can enjoy walking, biking, and hiking in the surrounding picturesque area.


Shopping in the China area is limited to small privately owned shops and antique sales.


For Casual Dining:


-China Dine-ah

-LakeBreeze Restaurant

For Dessert:

-Back's Dairy Bar

Grocery Stores:

-The Market & Deli

-Tobey's General Store

-Hannaford Supermarket



Bed And Breafast:

- Lakeside Country Store

Hotels near China:

- Fireside Inn & Suites Waterville

- Holiday Inn Waterville

- Hampton Inn Waterville

Lakeside cabins can be rented through private owners.


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Routes through China
Lewiston–AuburnAugusta  W  E  BangorEnds at
Ends at Augusta  W  E  SearsmontEllsworth
Waterville via Winslow  N  S  WhitefieldBristol
WatervilleWinslow  W  E  BelfastEnds at

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