The London Borough of Camden is a borough in north west London, and forms part of Inner London. The southern reaches of Camden form a 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 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 lately made accessible, describe Camden and the surrounding areas in significant detail from 1829 to 1848. The local authority is Camden London Borough Council.
Neighbouring locations are the City of Westminster and the City of London to the south, Brent to the west, Barnet and Haringey to the north and Islington to the east. According to population estimates in the middle of 2014, Camden has a permanent population of about 234846 individuals. You will find 162 English Heritage blue plaques inside the borough of Camden representing the several diverse personalities which have lived there. The borough is also home to a wide selection 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 suburb within the borough. Three of the fourteen central London's railway terminals are positioned within the borough, which are Euston, St. Pancras International and King's Cross.