A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Camden, New Jersey
Welcome to Camden ...
When the people of Camden refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Camdenite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Camden has a population of 73,575 people<3> (see below for details).
Camden was established in 1626.
The community of Camden is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Camden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Camden lies within the (856) area code.
Websites for Camden ...
Official Website: www.ci.camden.nj.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Camden had an population of 73,575 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Camden had a population of 77,344 people (which is 15.06% of the total population of Camden County). This makes Camden the county's most populous community.
The population of Camden represents 0.88% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 77,344 people, the population of Camden decreased 3.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 79,904 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Camden.
Adding Camden to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Camden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Camden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Camden on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Camden on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Camden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Camden - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Camden.
Communities near Camden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Camden.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Camden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Camden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Camden. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Camden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Camden. Our list includes 56 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Camden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Camden ...
Looking for more information about Camden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Camden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Camden.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Camden: www.ci.camden.nj.us/
The official website for Camden County: www.camdencounty.com/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021