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Welcome to Cameron ...

Cameron is located in Madison County<1>.

The location of Cameron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Cameron is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Cameron lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Cameron: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Cameron to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Cameron in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Cameron elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cameron on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cameron on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Cameron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Cameron - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cameron.

Communities near Cameron ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cameron.

  • Canton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Goodman [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
    • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<6>
  • Pickens [Holmes County]
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    • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sallis [Attala County]
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      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Cameron
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Richland [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Holmes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Sharon [Madison County]
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      • Sharon [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cameron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Maris Town [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maris Town
      • Maris Town [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maris Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maris Town
    • Mill Town [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Town
      • Mill Town [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Town

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cameron. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cameron.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cameron. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cameron.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cameron. See our Newspapers Page for Cameron.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cameron ...

Looking for more information about Cameron? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cameron, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cameron.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Madison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cameron. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.madison-co.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cameron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cameron) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cameron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8357, Longitude: -89.8840       In this case, the coordinates for Cameron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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