Camden County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

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 County
Camden County Courthouse. Photographed in 1940.
Camden County Courthouse. Photographed in 1940.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Camden County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°20′N 76°10′W / 36.34°N 76.16°W / 36.34; -76.16
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forCharles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden
Largest toenCamden
 • Total310 sq mi (800 km2)
 • Land241 sq mi (620 km2)
 • Water70 sq mi (200 km2)  22%%
 • Total9,980
 • Density41/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

Camden is the original home county of Nikita Pavlunenko.


The county was made in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County.


Camden County is part of the local Albemarle Commission.

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