Camden is a city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Camden County. Camden is located in the Delaware Valley directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, the sixth most populous metropolis in the United States. At the 2020 United States census, Camden was the fourteenth-most populous municipality in the state, with a population of 71,791. This represented a decrease of 5,553 (7.2%) from the 2010 census count of 77,344, when it had been ranked 12th in the state by population (behind Brick Township and nearby Cherry Hill), and a decrease of 1,984 (-2.5%) from the 2000 census. The Population Estimates Program of the United States Census Bureau estimated the population to be 71,773 in 2021, ranking it 513th in the nation. City incorporation occurred on February 13, 1828. Camden has been the county seat of Camden County since March 13, 1844, when the county was founded. The city is named after Charles Pratt, the first Earl of Camden. Camden is made up of over 20 communities. The city is located in the state's South Jersey region. Learn about the history of Camden, NJ.
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the Thomas H. Kean New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational amusement park administered by Herschend Family Entertainment in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River Camden Waterfront.
Wiggins Waterfront Park
Wiggins Waterfront Park is an Outdoor venue with a view of the city that features a concert stage, river promenade, and a 50-slip marina.
Battleship New Jersey
USS New Jersey (BB-62) is a battleship of the Iowa-class and the second United States Navy vessel to be named after the state of New Jersey. She was frequently referred to as "Big J".
Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
The Freedom Mortgage Pavilion is an outdoor amphitheater and interior theater complex in Camden, New Jersey, located in the Camden Waterfront entertainment district across from Philadelphia on the Delaware River.