Camden, IN Real Estate, Camden Area and Community Information
Camden, Indiana, is a town in Carroll County with a population of about 600. Lafayette lies to the southwest, and Indianapolis is south-southeast of Camden. Residents with Camden IN homes enjoy easy access to Indianapolis and Chicago via Interstate 65.
In 1833, a section of Jackson Township was sold for $1,600. From time to time, the commissioner of the township would sell off parts of the township to raise funds for the school district. Five acres of this particular land purchase was set aside, and a town that was to become Camden was platted.
Parks and Recreation
Deer Creek Park is a 12.7-acre facility located on State Road 218 to the south of Camden. The park includes a well-equipped clubhouse that includes an electrical hook up, tables, chairs and a refrigerator. It is popular for family reunions and other special events. The large fishing lake will entertain anglers of all ages. The lake was created from a former quarry. It includes largemouth bass, bluegills and catfish. No license is needed to fish here. The playground equipment has been renovated and updated, and there is also a basketball court.
Attractions and Activities
Angel Hill Golf Course in nearby Rossville opened to the public in 1967, and it was expanded to 18 holes in 1999. The par-71 layout plays at 6,138 yards from the back tees. The USGA course rating is 68.5, and the slope rating is 112.
Every June for 31 years, the Carroll County Hog Jog has been held. The event has grown to the point that it now includes a 10k run, a two-mile walk, a two-mile run and a 50-meter so-called "Runt Jog" for the children. The races begin at Flora Community Park. For over two decades, the Idlers Car Club has sponsored a classic car show that immediately follows the Hog Jog.
The Camden Lions Club sponsors the August tractor pull. The event is part of a series sponsored by the Hoosier State Tractor Pullers Association. The tractor pull is held in Camden Park. Some of those with Camden homes enjoy heading to Flora for the Carroll County Garden Fair that is held every April. Homeowners that own Camden real estate can collect great ideas for their yards and gardens.
The prospective Camden home buyer will find a selection of Camden homes for sale that include ranch-style residences and 19th century frame homes. A young family looking for a nice starter home will find an array of homes for sale in Camden that are priced in the five-figure range. Work with a knowledgeable Rinehart Real Estate agent to identify the best values in Camden IN real estate.
Many Camden properties feature 1,500 to 2,000 sq-ft of living space, and such examples of Camden real estate are usually priced in the low six-figure range. If you are looking for real estate in Camden that includes acreage, your Rinehart Real Estate agent can suggest some fine possibilities.
The Delphi Community School Corporation serves the west central part of Carroll County, including Camden, Delphi and the townships of Deer Creek, Jackson, Liberty, Madison, Rock Creek, and Tippecanoe. It is governed by a board of seven representatives.
Please click on a school link below to visit the school's website and learn more about our local schools.