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Welcome to Cameron ...

The town of Cameron is located in Moore County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cameron has a population of 346 people<3> (see below for details).

Cameron is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Cameron lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Cameron: (910)

The community of Cameron was established in 1875.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cameron had an population of 346 people. This is an increase of 21.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 129.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cameron had a population of 285 people. This makes Cameron the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 285 people, the population of Cameron increased 88.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 151 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cameron.

Communities Also Named Cameron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, 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.

  • Sanford
  • Pinehurst
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
    • Pinehurst lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinehurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinehurst<6>
  • Southern Pines
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southern Pines
    • Southern Pines lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southern Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southern Pines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southern Pines<6>
  • Spring Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Lake<6>
  • Aberdeen
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Whispering Pines
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
    • Whispering Pines lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whispering Pines<6>
  • Carthage
  • Pinebluff
  • Broadway
  • Robbins
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbins
    • Robbins lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Cameron.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<6>

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cameron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cameron.

Adding Cameron to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Cameron was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cameron on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cameron.

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 Moore County: www.co.moore.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Moore, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cameron.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cameron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cameron. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CameronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cameron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3255, Longitude: -79.2552       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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