Camden, South Carolina

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Camden, South Carolina
Original Kershaw County courthouse in Camden
Original Kershaw County courthouse in Camden
Nickname(s): 
Steeplechase Capital of the World
Motto(s): 
Classically Carolina
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Coordinates: 34°15′33″N 80°36′33″W / 34.25917°N 80.60917°W / 34.25917; -80.60917Coordinates: 34°15′33″N 80°36′33″W / 34.25917°N 80.60917°W / 34.25917; -80.60917
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyKershaw
FoundedMarch 22, 1786
Government
 • TypeCity manager-council
 • MayorAlfred Mae Drakeford
Area
 • Total11.87 sq mi (30.75 km2)
 • Land11.08 sq mi (28.70 km2)
 • Water0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
Elevation
187 ft (57 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,838
 • Estimate 
(2019)
7,220
 • Density651.57/sq mi (251.58/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP codes
29020, 29021
Area code(s)803, 839
FIPS code45-10855[2]
GNIS feature ID1247113[3]
Websitecityofcamden.org

Camden is a city in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. It is the largest city and county seat of Kershaw County. The population was 6,838 in the 2010 census

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
  2. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-31.