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Welcome to Cameron ...

The town of Cameron is located in Calhoun 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 396 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cameron.

Cameron is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cameron is located in the (803) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cameron had an population of 396 people. This is a decrease of 6.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cameron had a population of 424 people. This makes Cameron the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 424 people, the population of Cameron decreased 5.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 449 people).

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

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), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), 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.

  • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
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    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<6>
  • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County]
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    • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,903 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Matthews<6>
  • Santee [Orangeburg County]
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    • Santee [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santee<6>
  • Bowman [Orangeburg County]
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    • Bowman [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elloree [Orangeburg County]
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      • Elloree [Orangeburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elloree<6>
    • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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      • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<6>
    • Rowesville [Orangeburg County]
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      • Rowesville [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowesville<6>
    • Cordova [Orangeburg County]
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      • Cordova [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cordova<6>
    • Vance [Orangeburg County]
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      • Vance [Orangeburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<6>
    • Creston [Calhoun County]
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      • Creston [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Cameron
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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.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cameron was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Cameron on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Carolina (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Calhoun County

About South Carolina

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 State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Calhoun, 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>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 obstructions 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: 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: 33.5579, Longitude: -80.7151       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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