As South Carolina’s oldest inland town, Camden has a rich heritage in American history. And, for the last hundred years Camden has been a famed winter colony for those who love Camden's mild winter. Southern cottages and cuisine, antiques and arts along with equestrian, shooting, golf, and tennis, water and motor sports are available year round. Known as the “Steeplechase Capital of the World”, it is the home of the Carolina Cup and Colonial Cup races and is small-town hospitality at its finest.
About Camden SC
With a storied history dating back to 1732, the city of Camden is South Carolina’s oldest inland city. It is located in the Midlands of South Carolina, about 20 minutes northeast of our capital city, Columbia. The city is bordered by the Wateree River, giving the area a lush biodiversity in both plants and wildlife. Camden has a population of about 7,000 residents, who enjoy the beauty of our natural landscape and the wide variety of activities available. The city offers gorgeous architecture, historic landmarks, and friendly people. City residents often say they have chosen to live here to enjoy the conveniences of a small town life with culture and style. Camden is a lovely and lively southern town with modern amenities and old world charm.