Welcome! This website is your place for information and announcements impacting Economic Development in Camden County.

What is our mission?

Our mission is to promote and foster commercial and industrial growth, and establish a framework for federal, state, and local efforts to provide the basic resources needed to develop facilities and programs essential to promote economic growth.  The Camden Economic Development Commission (CEDC) shall develop, operate, and coordinate these programs and activities to enhance economic growth within the entire county including the promotion and development of the US Hwy 17 Corridor, the US Hwy 158 Corridor, and the Camden Eco-Industrial Park.

What are the objectives of economic development?

Specific Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  • The promotion of activities aimed at providing quality land development, job opportunities, and an ever-increasing tax base throughout the County.
  • The designing and implementation of programs to stimulate growth and prosperity of new and existing commercial business and industrial development
  • The promotion of an improved general economic situation, by whatever means or measures are available, in order to insure the well being of the County.


Contact Economic Development

Economic Development P.O. Box 190 / 330 East Hwy158 Camden, NC 27921 252-338-6363


Camden is currently without an Economic Developer at this time. 

Please contact County Manager Erin Burke at 252-338-6363 ext. 310 for more information.