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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
'''Camden County North Carolina Courthouse'''<bk>Hwy 343 P O Box 190<bk>
'''Camden County North Carolina Courthouse'''<br> Hwy 343 P O Box 190<br> Camden, NC 27921<br> 919-335-4077  
Camden, NC 27921<bk>919-335-4077<bk><bk>
Clk Sup Ct has div &amp;&nbsp;Ct rec from 1896&lt;br&gt;
pro rec from 1912&lt;br&gt;  
Clk Sup Ct has div Ct rec from 1896; pro rec from 1912;  
Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777&lt;br&gt;  
Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777&lt;br&gt;  

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Camden County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1777
County Seat Camden
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United States  RTENOTITLE  North Carolina  RTENOTITLE  Camden County

County Courthouse

Camden County North Carolina Courthouse
Hwy 343 P O Box 190
Camden, NC 27921

Clk Sup Ct has div Ct rec from 1896; pro rec from 1912;

Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777<br>


Camden 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 and was the location of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War which brought a minor victory to the Confederacy.

Parent County

1777-Camden County was created 8 April 1777 from Pasquotank County. County seat: Camden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Several records destroyed in fire with many others missing.


Populated Places

The County consists of three Townships:

  • Courthouse
  • Shiloh
  • South Mills

Neighboring Counties



The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:




Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).