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Camden
Kershaw County, South Carolina

ZipCodes
29020




Page Contents for Camden, South Carolina

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.
The population of Camden is approximately 6,682 (2000), 6838 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,041 (1990), 2967 (2010).
The amount of land area in Camden is 17.224 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Camden is 9.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.148 sq kilometers.
The distance from Camden to Washington DC is 382 miles.
The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 22 miles. (as the crow flies)
Camden is positioned 34.26 degrees north of the equator and 80.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Camden elevation is 170 feet above sea level.
Camden median income is $ 36,209 (2000).
The Camden median home price is $ 94,000 (2000).
Camden average annual rainfall is 47.1 inches per year
Camden average annual precipitation is 47.1 inches peryear.
Camden average temperature is 61.6 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 43.5 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 79.7 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 43.5 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 61.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.7 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.0 degrees F.

Location

in the central section of the state. Nearby communities include Lugoff, Rembert, Elgin, Kershaw, Oakland and Stateburg. Here is a map page for Camden.
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History & History Related Items

Much history may be seen in Camden, South Carolina's oldest inland city. Tour the rebuilt mansion where British Lord Cornwallis made his plans to defeat the Americans during the Revolutionary War. This mansion, period buildings and reconstructed stockageds tell the story of the American and British effort here at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. Other battle sites and monuments are abundant in the surrounding area, indicating both defeat and victory.
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Attractions

Camden has a year-round recreation program and 178 acres of parks. N.R. Goodale State Park is only two miles away. Wateree Lake is a 22-mile lake for water sports and fishing. Golf, hunting, sporting clays, steeplechase horse racing and horseback riding are available.

Bradley House
A historic log house built around 1800. It was dismantled and moved from its original location and restored at the present site. Information about this and other buildings may be found at this site

other Camden attractions

Camden Archives and Museum
1314 Broad Street
Camden, SC 29020-3535
Phone: (803) 425-6050
Many displays including the original 1825 clockworks of the town clock of Camden. A good research section for genealogical research for the southeastern USA.
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Camden City Government

The City of Camden has a council-manager form of government. The mayor and four councilpersons are elected at large for four year terms.

Camden Chamber

Call 1-800-968-4037 for visitor and relocation information from the Kershaw County and Camden Chamber of Commerce
724 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 605
Camden, SC 29020
Phone: (803) 432-2525
Toll-free: 800-968-4037
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Camden Community Events

Camden Calendar of Events

Camden Organizations

Call 1-800-968-4037 for visitor and relocation information from the Kershaw County and Camden Chamber of Commerce
724 South Broad Street
P.O. Box 605
Camden, SC 29020
Phone: (803) 432-2525
Toll-free: 800-968-4037
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Miscellany

Camden is the county seat of Kershaw County.
The average growing season in Camden is 219 days.

The population of Camden was:
1990 - 7,556
1997 - 7,200
2000 - 6,682


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