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!
NC DOT Road Closures:
The following roads are closed per NC DOT due to standing water which has created impassible road conditions:
There are many other roads throughout out the area that are reported to be impassable.
To receive current updates throughout our area, visit Pasquotank/Camden/Elizabeth City Emergency Mgmt on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/CamPasqEM
Camden County is seeking citizens who are willing to serve their community through participation on county advisory boards. We are currently seeking volunteers the following advisory boards. For more information, click the advisory board of interest.
All volunteers must submit a volunteer application to be considered.
Camden Parks & Recreation announces the 2016 NC Heroes Fund Cycle Camden County Metric Century and Half Metric Century Bike Event. Event date is Saturday October 15, 2016. Registration on day of event starts at 7:00 AM. Ride starts at 9:30 AM. Lunch provided to paid participants. Starts off from Camden County Public Library located at 104 Investor's Way, Camden NC. For more information, including brochure with registration form (2nd page of brochure), Route Cue Cards, and Maps, Click Here.
Dismal Swamp State Park Presents the 4th Annual Dismal Day on October 22, 2016 for Free Fun For Everyone. There will be a 5k Fun Run/Walk (registration begins at 8:30 AM with race beginning at 9:30 AM). There will also be Bounce Houses, Scavenger Hunt, Demonstrations, Live Music, Craft & Food Vendors, Boat Rides, Critter Crafts, Wagon Rides, and More. For more information call the Dismal Swamp State Park at 252-771-6593 or the Dismal Swamp Welcome Center at 252-771-8333. Click Here for the promotional flyer.
The Camden County Cooperative Extension Service has released it's 6 month report, dated September 6, 2016. This report is a video which can be viewed by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtixizbQhAY&feature=youtu.be&a
Camden County Cooperative Extension Service's website is https://camden.ces.ncsu.edu/
The NCDOT and their Contractor, Barnhill Contracting, plan to begin an upcoming safety project at the intersection of US 17 and US 17 Business ( Main Street ) near South Mills in Camden County beginning August 3, 2016. The planned completion date for this project is September 30, 2016. This project will consist of widening, grading, paving, drainage, signing, pavement markings, concrete islands, and a new traffic pattern. During construction, and once the project is complete, the left turn from US 17 South Bound onto US 17 Business (Main Street), will no longer be allowed. Additionally, at times during construction, the intersection of US 17 and US 17 Business will be closed to all traffic, with Horseshoe Road being the designated detour. Signs, barricades, and message boards will be installed to assist with guidance during the life of project.
Linked below is the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report for the South Camden Water & Sewer Drinking Water.
With the mosquito season here again, Camden County has set up a page for residents to request Mosquito Spraying in their area.
Camden County has recently updated its flood zone information page. Click Here to visit the Planning Department's Flood Zone Information Page. For more information, call 252-338-1919 x 232 and speak with our Flood Administrator.
The next phase required by Section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (Public Law 934) is the 90-day appeal period to start July 8, 2016. This 90 day appeal period allows property owners who feel that his or her property rights will be adversely affected by the proposed flood hazard determinations may appeal that the proposed flood hazard determinations are scientifically or technically incorrect.
For more information and a copy of the paperwork on how to submit the appeal, contact David Parks, CFM, Floodplain Administrator for Camden County at (252) 338-1919 ext 232.
Seeking Historically Underutilized Businesses
Camden County is currently in the process of creating a vendor listing of Historically Underutilized Businesses in order to improve our compliance with the HUB requirements. A vendor listing would assist us in being able to identify those we could invite to bid on future projects.
Are you looking to volunteering in the New Year?
Camden Senior Center is always in need of volunteers. The Camden Senior Center has many volunteer opportunities such as Meals on Wheels, BINGO hosts, and gardening help to name a few. We are looking for people who have special talents such as sewing, ceramics, woodwork, fitness instructors, and anything that would be influential in our senior citizens lives.
Camden County Senior Center
Camden County Library is working to expand its Genealogy and Local History collection. We need the help from past and present county residents to achieve this goal. Please click the following link to download the flyer for more information on how to make your contribution to this collection. Your donation will be greatly appreciated.
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