Streets of Camden, NJ. Streets are representative of the “common name” meaning the names of streets that most people are familiar with. Where possible, we try to keep up with changes based on City Council decisions.
BENSON STREET was named after John J. Benson, who was an agent of the Camden & Amboy Railroad and had much to do with the filling up of the Stevens’ lands. His activities were recognized, when land was plotted into building lots, in the naming of a street in his honor.
FIFTH STREET was one of Camden’s original streets, running south to north, with a few major interruptions,…