Camden, South Carolina

city in South Carolina

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

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.