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The Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit pro-business organization with a four-fold mission. In addition to the duties and responsibilities associated with a Chamber of Commerce, this Chamber also takes the lead in industrial recruiting, retail development, and tourism development for the county. Through the power of its membership, the Chamber provides numerous services for its members and the entire Benton County community.

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Benton County Quick Facts


Population: 16,290 *

Cities: Camden, Big Sandy, Holladay

County Seat: Camden

Time Zone: CST-Central Standard Time

Average Temperature: 80° Summer/50° Winter

Total Area: 436 sq. miles

Land Area: 395 sq. miles

Water Area: 41 sq. miles

Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River **

Air Service: Benton County Airport ***


* Information based on 2013 Census

** Channel depth approximately 60'

*** 5,003' asphalt runway

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Mission Statement

The Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce is an organization dedicated to enhancing the economic well-being and business environment of our community. By promoting unity through partnership with community leaders, we will strive to improve the quality of life in all of Benton County, therefore ensuring future economic vitality and progress. 

Staff / Board of Directors


Lorie Matlock- Executive Director

Stacey Ellis - Executive Assistant


Board of Directors:

Kevin Stepp - Interim President

Elizabeth Paschall - Treasurer

Jo Jones- Secretary

Benton County Government

Benton County, Tennessee 

Camden, Tennessee

Benton County Visitors Guide

Benton County Library

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