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Camden offers the benefits of small town living without sacrificing the benefits of the capital city.
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About Camden

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 larger 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.

Communities in Camden

The Preserve, Camden, SC
The Preserve

Welcome to The Preserve... offering beautiful large homesites in Camden, SC's only gated neighborhood. Close to dining, shopping, and entertainment. Private gate, lush landscaping and water…

Brentwood North by Great Southern Homes
Brentwood North

If you’ve ever wanted to live in historic Camden, SC and savor all its history and beautiful outdoors, gardens and parks, Brentwood North is the perfect spot for you!  This community offers you…

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South Haven

Welcome to South Haven - Simply A Great Camden Neighborhood!

Great Southern Homes is thrilled to offer you and your family the wonderful neighborhood of South Haven, in…

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South Haven

Welcome to South Haven - Simply A Great Camden Neighborhood!

Great Southern Homes is thrilled to offer you and your family the wonderful neighborhood of South Haven, in…

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Battle of Hobkirk's Hill

The Battle of Hobkirk's Hill (sometimes referred to as the Second Battle of Camden) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on April 25, 1781, near Camden, South Carolina. A small American army under Nathanael Greene defended a ridge known as Hobkirk's Hill against an attack by an even smaller British force led by Francis Rawdon.

Camden Battlefield

The Camden Battlefield is the site of the Battle of Camden on 16 August 1780, a British victory by General Charles Cornwallis over a mixed force of Continental Army regulars and state militia forces led by General Horatio Gates. The battlefield sprawls over an area estimated to be 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) about 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Camden, South Carolina.

Old Quaker Cemetery

It dates back to the earliest days of Camden, which was first settled in 1730, and is the oldest inland city in South Carolina. The cemetery is notable in that it maintains the gravesites of numerous famous people, to include three Civil War Confederate Army Generals, two Medal of Honor recipients, and one South Carolina Governor.

Kendall Mill Historic District

Kendall Mill Historic District is a historic mill complex, mill village, and national historic district located at Camden Kershaw County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 119 contributing buildings, 1 contributing sites, and 1 contributing structure in Camden. The district is centered on the Wateree Plant and associated structures that date from 1899 to 1923

Revolutionary War Site

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site is a national historic district and open-air museum located in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. It is one of the state's largest tourist attractions. The 107-acre site is also known as Historic Camden Revolutionary War Restoration, and as the British Revolutionary War Fortifications.

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