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Camden, Tennessee

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The location of Camden

Welcome to Camden ...

The city of Camden is located in Benton County and is the County Seat for Benton County.

The location of Camden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Camden refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Camdenite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Camden has a population of 3,575 people<3> (see below for details).

Camden is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Camden lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Camden: (731)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Camden had a population of 3,582 people (which is 21.72% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Camden the county's most populous community.

The population of Camden represents 0.06% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,582 people, the population of Camden decreased 6.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,828 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Camden had an population of 3,575 people. This is a decrease of 0.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Camden.

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 Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Camden.

Websites for Camden ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Camden, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Camden. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Camden. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Camden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Camden.

Communities near Camden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Halls Creek   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Camden

Located in Humphreys County

Pigeon Roost   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Camden

Located in Humphreys County

Waverly   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Camden

Located in Humphreys County

Spring Creek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Camden

Located in Henry County

Crossroads   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Camden

Bruceton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Camden

Located in Carroll County

Hollow Rock   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Camden

Located in Carroll County

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Camden

Located in Humphreys County

Big Sandy   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Camden

Wildlife Cove Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Camden

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Camden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Camden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Camden refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Camden may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Camden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Camden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Camden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Camden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Camden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0427, Longitude: -87.9978     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Camden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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