Camden County Tourism Development Authority

Welcome to Camden, NC

Camden County, North Carolina, is nestled in northeastern North Carolina adjacent to the Hampton Roads, Virginia, metropolitan area (Norfolk, Virginia Beach) and the beaches of North Carolina’s Outer Banks (Nags Head, Hatteras, Corolla).

Camden County is a great place to live, work and play, with miles of waterfront along the Pasquotank River, the North River and the Albemarle Sound. With large farms and wild swamps, Camden County offers a paradise for both the hunter and fisherman along with the birder and animal photographer.

Known for excellent schools and strong community spirit, Camden County is … Where Families Thrive!

Points of Interest

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program

The North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program was established in 1935 as an effort to standardize the practice of marking significant historical sites throughout North Carolina. In Camden County the seven historical silver and black markers represent the following:

  • Battle of South Mills
  • Dismal Swamp Canal
  • Dempsey Burgess
  • Isaac Gregory
  • Lemuel Sawyer
  • William Reed
  • McBride Church
  • Shiloh Baptist Church
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