Camden County, North Carolina

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Camden County, North Carolina
Camden County Courthouse, NC Route 343, Camden (Camden County, North Carolina).jpg
Camden County Courthouse. Photographed in 1940.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Camden County
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded1777
Named forCharles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden
SeatCamden
Largest communityCamden
Area
 • Total310 sq mi (803 km2)
 • Land241 sq mi (624 km2)
 • Water70 sq mi (181 km2), 22%
Population
 • (2010)9,980
 • Density41/sq mi (16/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.camdencountync.gov

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 community 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:

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