Place:Camden, North Carolina, United States

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NameCamden
Alt namesCamdensource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.383°N 76.183°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1777 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,980. Its county seat is the community of Camden. Camden County is the first and only consolidated city-county in the state. It is part of the Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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The county was formed in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County. It was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Lord Camden, who had opposed the Stamp Act. The county is the site of the southern terminus of the Dismal Swamp Canal. It was the site of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War, which was a minor victory to the Confederacy.

Shiloh Baptist Church, founded around 1727 by Paul Palmer, is the oldest Baptist church in North Carolina. It is located in the Shiloh township.

Though technically there are (or were) no incorporated municipalities in Camden County, the county became the first consolidated city-county entity in North Carolina in June 2006.[1]

Camden County is the location of Academi's Blackwater Lodge and Training Center for paramilitary and security operations.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1739 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1766 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1777 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1802 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 4,033
1800 4,191
1810 5,347
1820 6,347
1830 6,733
1840 5,663
1850 6,049
1860 5,343
1870 5,361
1880 6,274
1890 5,667
1900 5,474
1910 5,640
1920 5,382
1930 5,461
1940 5,440
1950 5,223
1960 5,598
1970 5,453
1980 5,829
1990 5,904

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~nccamden/camden.htm


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