Location Profile

Camden, Maine

Facility Type
Skilled Nursing Facility
Facility Location
Camden, Maine
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Camden, Maine. One of the premier healthcare agencies in the state, the provider offers specialized care that’s second to none. Services include skilled nursing, rehabilitative care, speech therapy, memory-loss care, and other needs.

Community Overview

The slogan of Camden, “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea” says everything you need to know about the area. This picturesque hamlet in mid coastal Maine is located on a sailing harbor. It’s a popular summer tourist destination but offers plenty of quaint hospitality and exciting culture year-round. Recognized as one of the prettiest areas in New England, it draws acclaim from The New York Times, Jet Setter, and The Culture Trip. Camden’s population is just under 6,000 but grows significantly in the summer thanks to the wealth of things to do and see. The rest of the year it has a friendly small-town vibe that many love. Niche.com has named it the 38th best place in Maine to raise a family and among its top 50 places to live in the state.

Learn more about Camden at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Camden has 2 public school systems: Camden Rockport Schools, which runs the elementary and middle schools, and Five Town Community School District, which administers the high school. Both districts perform above average and contain great academic opportunities for students. More than 50% of the students are proficient in math and reading. While the districts offer rigorous and thorough curriculum in core subjects like math, science, and language arts, the schools also incorporate a solid offering of the arts and music. Several after school activities exploring these subjects and athletics are also available. Camden Hills Regional High School is ranked among the top 2,000 high schools in the country and 7th in the entire state by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. Camden also has 2 private schools, and there may be more located outside the city.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Camden offers a wonderful boutique shopping experience with gifts, clothing, home decor, and other wares, many of them locally-made or sourced. Offering all kinds of merchandise is Camden’s Reny’s Department Store, and just 20 minutes away is T.J. Maxx and Walmart.

An exciting variety of art and cultural options are in Camden and the surrounding area. For a thorough look at Maine’s artistic heritage, head to the Farnsworth Art Museum just 16 minutes away. At the Farnsworth, you’ll be able to explore the work of the Wyeth artists, sculptures by Louise Nevelson, and more than 20,000 square feet of galleries. Located in the same neighborhood is the Center for Maine Contemporary Art.

Looking for entertainment? Watch a spellbinding performance or film screening at the renowned Camden Opera House, a beautiful 1894 theatre. You’ll find even more shows at the nearby Rockport Opera House. The area also has a performing arts series by Bay Chamber Concerts with seasonal concerts and family shows held at various locations. In the summer Camden residents and visitors can watch a stellar performance of Shakespeare’s productions thanks to the Camden Shakespeare Festival.

Museums in the area entertain, inform and excite. The Coastal Children’s Museum has 21 hands-on exhibits about sea life, art, science, and other subjects. The Maine Lighthouse Museum chronicles Maine’s lighthouse history plus has a nice collection of artifacts. The Knox Museum shines a light on the contributions of Revolutionary War General Henry Knox while the Owls Head Transportation Museum lets you learn all about bikes, planes, trains, and automobiles. You’ll take a trip back in time at the Railway Village, a living history museum with historical buildings, train ride, and various exhibits.

One of the best aspects of Maine is its outdoor beauty and abundant recreational activities. No matter the season, there’s something fun to do in Camden. The 5,700-acre Camden Hills State Park offers hiking trails, camping facilities, skiing, and wildlife watching in its hills and atop the beautiful Mt. Battie. Local touring companies offer rock climbing sessions, ice climbing lessons, and other group tours to explore the park. When the weather is warm, head out on the water in a kayak or boat, or enjoy it by biking along the coast. Love the snow? Camden Snow Bowl is the place to ski, snowshoe, and enjoy the fun in the winter. This unique resort has a view of the sea and offers 20 ski runs. If skiing isn’t your thing, take a ride on the 400-foot-long wooden toboggan or go snowshoeing. Camden boasts several city parks with playgrounds, swimming beaches, swings, and other amenities.

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Crime Rate

With a crime rate 77% lower than the national average, Camden is one of the safest cities in the country. Crime in the city has actually decreased by 12% over the last year and Camden is safer than 91% of the United States.

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