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Links to Community Organizations and Services


The Camden Archives has an extensive curated collection related to Camden area citizens, organizations, businesses, and history. It contains numerous publications and as well as hundreds of historic photographs and physical artifacts, many of which are displayed throughout the Camden Town Hall building, as well as displayed or stored within the Archives Room.


Camden’s volunteer fire and full-time EMS Services is located right in the heart of town.  In additional to their professional service to the community, they regularly participate in community events and regularly host events for Camden families including, the annual Camden Homecoming Carnival in the summer, a traveling circus, visits with Santa and other events.


The mission of the Camden Library, in partner with our other district library locations, is to provide current information and entertainment to the people of this community by providing books, movies, and free Internet access computers. The library offers programming for children and is a valuable resource for our entire community.


There are many government and other services available in and near Camden:

Little Shoppe of Sharing – Providing household and clothing items to those in need.
2 N. Main Street, Camden, Ohio

Oxford Free Clinic – Free care for those in need.
Oxford, Ohio (513) 524-5426
McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital
    110 N Poplar St, Oxford, OH 45056, (513) 523-2111

Preble County Council on Aging
    800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-4947
Preble County Board of Developmental Disabilities
    200 Eaton Lewisburg Rd, Eaton, OH 45320,  (937) 456-5891
Preble County Job and Family Services
    1500 Park Ave, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6205
Preble County Mental Health and Recovery Board
    225 N Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-6827
Preble County Public Health
    615 Hillcrest Dr, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 472-0087
Preble County Help Me Grow
    615 Hillcrest Dr, Eaton, OH 45320, (937) 456-5160


Camden’s Waterworks park is located off of N. Main Street. The park has a picnic shelter, new playground equipment and sports fields. In addition, Camden residents participate in the following youth sports organizations:

Preble Shawnee Youth Baseball League
Preble Shawnee Youth Wrestling Association
Preble Shawnee PeeWee Football
Arrows SAY Soccer 


Camden is one of three communities (with the villages of Gratis and West Elkton) that make up the Preble Shawnee School District.  We are proud of our school, our board of education and the many teachers and staff that make it great.



The Town Hall was built in 1889 and was renovated and re-opened in 2017.  Long a prominent building and the center of activity in town, it had been damaged extensively by a fire in 1988.  The building currently houses the Village Offices, Police Department and Camden Archives. When the second phase of renovations is complete, the building will house a large banquet/activity room on the third floor which will be used for special occasions. More info about the Town Hall can be found here.



Recycling bins are available at Waterworks Park off of  North Main Street.

Trash Collection is provided via contract through the Village.  Contact our office for more information.