Camborne Directory

Camborne (Cornish: Cambron, 'Crooked Hill') is a town and civil parish in west Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is at the western edge of a conurbation comprising Camborne, Pool and Redruth .

The population of Camborne was 20,010 at the 2001 census. The population of the Camborne-Redruth urban area, which includes Pool and satellite villages, is 39,937, making it the largest conurbation in Cornwall.

Camborne is located in what was formerly one of the richest tin mining areas in the world. It is no longer an industrial town but is still home to the Camborne School of Mines.