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, recently made obtainable, describe Camden and the surrounding places in significant detail from 1829 to 1848. The local authority is Camden London Borough Council.
Neighbouring places are the City of Westminster and the City of London towards the south, Brent towards the west, Barnet and Haringey towards the north and Islington to the east. In line with population estimates in the middle of 2014, Camden has a permanent population of about 234846 people. There are actually 162 English Heritage blue plaques inside the borough of Camden representing the several diverse personalities that 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 run by Transport for London, and buses serve each and every suburb in the borough. 3 of the fourteen central London's railway terminals are situated in the borough, which are Euston, St. Pancras International and King's Cross.