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Welcome to Camden ...

Camden is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Camden is located in Polk County<1>.

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.

  • Livingston
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
    • Livingston is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,503 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston <6>
  • Diboll
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Corrigan
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Colmesneil
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Chester
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Seven Oaks
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Oaks
    • Seven Oaks is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Seven Oaks
  • Moscow
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
    • Moscow is located in Polk County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow <6>
  • Peach Tree Village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peach Tree Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peach Tree Village
    • Peach Tree Village is located in Tyler County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Peach Tree Village
  • Skinner Town
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skinner Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinner Town
    • Skinner Town is located in Polk County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Skinner Town
  • Leggett
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leggett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leggett
    • Leggett is located in Polk County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Leggett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leggett <6>

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.

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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 community'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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Camden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Camden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Camden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

 

 

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