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Welcome to Camden ...
Camden is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Camden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Camden, you might consider that their post office opened in 1899.
When the people of Camden refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Camdenite<3>
Camden is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Camden lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Camden lies within the (936) area code.
The ZIP code for Camden: 75934<5>
Communities Also Named Camden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Tennessee, 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. 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Camden was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Camden in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Camden post office opened in 1899.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Camden.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023