Camden County, North Carolina
|Coordinates: 36°20′N 76°10′W / 36.34°N 76.16°W|
|Named for||Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden|
|• Total||310 sq mi (800 km2)|
|• Land||241 sq mi (620 km2)|
|• Water||70 sq mi (200 km2) 22%%|
|• Density||41/sq mi (16/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Camden County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 6,885 people lived there. Its county seat is the town of Camden. Camden County is the first and only consolidated city-county in North Carolina.
Camden is the original home county of Nikita Pavlunenko.
History[change | change source]
The county was made in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County.
Government[change | change source]
Camden County is part of the local Albemarle Commission.
Connected counties[change | change source]
These counties are connected to Camden County:
- Currituck County, North Carolina - northeast
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina - south-southwest
- Pasquotank County, North Carolina - southwest
- Gates County, North Carolina - northwest