List of districts in the London Borough of Camden

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This is a list of districts in the London Borough of Camden. It includes electoral wards, which have separate articles from the neighbourhoods of the same or similar name.


Current neighbourhoods

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Camden within Greater London
Town/DistrictPostcode areaNotes
Belsize Park NW
Bloomsbury WC
Camden Town NW
Chalk Farm NW
Covent Garden WCAlso partly in Westminster
Dartmouth Park NW
Fitzrovia W, WCAlso partly in Westminster
Fortune Green NW
Frognal NW
Gospel Oak NW
Hampstead NW
Haverstock NW
Highgate N Also partly in Islington and Haringey
Holborn WC, EC
Kentish Town NW
Kings Cross WC, N
Primrose Hill NW
St Giles WC
St Pancras WC, NW
Somers Town NW
South Hampstead NW
Swiss Cottage NW
Tufnell Park N, NWAlso partly in Islington
West End of London WAlso partly in Westminster
West Hampstead NW

Note: All post towns are LONDON

Past neighbourhoods

Electoral wards

Housing estates

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