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Camden is located in Kershaw County, of which it is the county seat. Camden is situated just northeast of Columbia between Great Falls and Sumter along Highway 521 on the banks of the Wateree River near Wateree Lake. Camden is one of the state's oldest inland cities.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 6,254, a decrease of 442 since 1990.

The 24-mile drive northeast to Camden, via I-20 and U.S. 521, takes you straight back to this nation's beginnings. Founded by Irish Quakers in 1751, it's the state's oldest inland town. During the Revolutionary War, 14 battles raged within a 30-mile radius here. Historic relics are everywhere you look. Camden is also known for the training of fine Thoroughbred horses. Camden is home to the Colonial Cup Steeplechase. Also located in Camden is Historic Camden, a Revolutionary War park affiliated with the National Park Service. The park boasts exhibits and tours are given daily.

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Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
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Spoleto Festival Charleston SC May24-June9 Spoleto Festival has firmly established itself as one of the world’s major arts festivals and as one of the most significant arts organizations in the Southeast.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.