About 20 minutes northeast of downtown Columbia is the city of Camden. With a storied history dating back to 1732, the city of Camden is South Carolina’s oldest inland city. The city is bordered by the Wateree River, giving the area a lush biodiversity in both plants and wildlife.
The area has a rich equine heritage and hosts the Carolina Cup, a large steeplechase event bring over 50,000 visitors to Camden each spring and is home to the National Steeplechase Museum.
The city offers gorgeous architecture, historic landmarks, and friendly people. Its 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.
While Camden has strong roots in the past with its many historic sites and antebellum mansions, it is also looking forward to an amazing future. Building facades in Camden are being restored to reveal the natural beauty of the historic architecture, and they are enhancing the community feel of the town with new green space and a more pedestrian-friendly downtown area. Above all, it will continue to foster a happy, healthy, thriving community here in Camden.
Housing opportunities range from first time homeowner product to custom home product on large home sites. There is a wide array of choices even for the most discriminating homeowner.
Why choose Camden?
History and Horses -
Camden is one of South Carolina’s great historic towns with battlefields and buildings dating back to the Revolutionary War, but it also a well-known horse area where many equestrian farms dot the landscape and the Colonial Cup, a steeplechase race draws revelers from across the region each spring.
Great Small Town Life -
Camden and Lugoff/Elgin in Kershaw County are part of the Midlands region of South Carolina which surrounds Columbia. The Camden area offers affordable living and great conveniences such as shopping, restaurants and a historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown area.
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