Camden, North Carolina

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Camden, North Carolina
Location in Camden County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Camden County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 36°19′41″N 76°10′18″W / 36.32806°N 76.17167°W / 36.32806; -76.17167Coordinates: 36°19′41″N 76°10′18″W / 36.32806°N 76.17167°W / 36.32806; -76.17167
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total1.59 sq mi (4.11 km2)
 • Land1.58 sq mi (4.09 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
8.2 ft (2.5 m)
 • Total599
 • Density379/sq mi (146.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27921, 27929
Area code(s)252
GNIS feature ID1019481[3]
FIPS code37-09780

Camden is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Camden County, North Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of Camden County, a consolidated city-county. As of the 2010 census, the Camden CDP had a population of 599[2]

Camden is located on the eastern banks of the Pasquotank River, across from which lies Elizabeth City. It currently has two traffic lights, and is centered at the intersection of U.S. Highway 158 and North Carolina Highway 343. It boasts five schools: Grandy Primary School, Camden Intermediate School, Camden Middle School, Camden County High, and CamTech High School.

Camden is part of the Elizabeth City, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The Camden County Courthouse, Camden County Jail, Lamb-Ferebee House, and Milford are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Camden is the original home city of Nikita Pavlunenko.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Camden CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  3. "Camden". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.