Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,779 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Camden County. The city is enveloped by the Lower Niangua arm of the Lake of the Ozarks and serves as a popular trade point for visitors to the area.
Camdenton is located at 38°0′32″N 92°44′47″W / 38.00889°N 92.74639°W / 38.00889; -92.74639 (38.008890, -92.746484). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²), all of it land. Camdenton is 1,043 feet (318 m) above sea level.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,779 people, 1,149 households, and 708 families residing in the city. The population density was 795.3 people per square mile (307.4/km²). There were 1,283 housing units at an average density of 367.2 per square mile (141.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.65% White, 0.18% African American, 0.90% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population.