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Welcome to Cameron ...

The village of Cameron is located in Barron 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 1,789 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cameron is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cameron: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cameron had an population of 1,789 people. This is an increase of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cameron had a population of 1,783 people. This makes Cameron the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Cameron represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 492nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,783 people, the population of Cameron increased 15.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,546 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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.

  • Rice Lake [Barron County]
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    • Rice Lake [Barron County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Lake
  • Barron [Barron County]
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    • Barron [Barron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barron
  • Rice Lake [Barron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice Lake
    • Rice Lake [Barron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,078 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Lake
  • Cumberland [Barron County]
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    • Cumberland [Barron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chetek
    • Chetek [Barron County]
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      • Chetek [Barron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chetek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chetek
    • Prairie Lake [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Lake
      • Prairie Lake [Barron County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,536 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Lake
    • Turtle Lake [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Lake
      • Turtle Lake [Barron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Lake
    • Maple Grove [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Barron County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Lakeland [Barron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland
      • Lakeland [Barron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Barron County: www.co.barron.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Barron, 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>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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, 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: 45.4033, Longitude: -91.7435       In this case, the coordinates for Cameron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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