Camden, South Carolina is the oldest inland city in the state, established in 1730. A beautiful city with a rich history, Camden is located 32 miles northeast of Columbia. A place where horse-drawn carriages still roll through the downtown streets past historic cottages and mansions, Camden apartment rentals are popular with those looking for a little of the “Old South.”
Two Revolutionary War battles were fought near Camden. The Battle of Camden was the worst US defeat of the war. It took place on August 16, 1780. Another battle fought in 1781 was more difficult for the British, forcing them to leave Camden. This history can be relived at the 107-acre museum complex.
The Carolina Cup is held in the spring and the Colonial Cup is held in the fall. Horse racing has a long tradition in Camden, and these races bring many visitors every year. Rent your next apartment in Camden and enjoy this and other Camden traditions.