The London Borough of Camden is a borough in north west London, and forms a part of Inner London. The southern reaches of Camden form part of central London. The borough was established in 1965 from the previous area of the metropolitan boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn, and St Pancras, which had formed a part of the County of London. The borough was named after Camden Town, which had gained its name from Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden in 1795. The transcribed diaries of William Copeland Astbury, just recently made accessible, describe Camden and the surrounding places in great detail from 1829 to 1848. The local authority is Camden London Borough Council.
Neighbouring areas are the City of Westminster plus the City of London towards the south, Brent towards the west, Barnet and Haringey to the north and Islington towards the east. Based on population estimates in the middle of 2014, Camden features a permanent population of about 234846 inhabitants. There are actually 162 English Heritage blue plaques within the borough of Camden representing the lots of diverse personalities which have lived there. The borough is also home to a wide number of attractions, which include the Bloomsbury Theatre, Camden Market, the Foundling Museum and Kenwood House.
All bus services are operated by Transport for London, and buses serve each and every suburb within the borough. 3 of the fourteen central London's railway terminals are situated within the borough, which are Euston, St. Pancras International and King's Cross.