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Welcome to Cameron ...

The city of Cameron is located in Marshall County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cameron has a population of 843 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cameron is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cameron: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Cameron: 26033<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cameron had an population of 843 people. This is a decrease of 10.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cameron had a population of 946 people. This makes Cameron the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Cameron represents 0.05% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 946 people, the population of Cameron decreased 21.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,212 people).

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

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 West Virginia (1897).

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 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.

  • Wheeling [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling [Ohio County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<7>
  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<7>
  • Bellaire [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
    • Bellaire [Belmont County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<7>
  • Shadyside [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadyside
    • Shadyside [Belmont County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadyside have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadyside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shadyside<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bethlehem [Ohio County]
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      • Bethlehem [Ohio County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
    • Bridgeport [Belmont County]
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      • Bridgeport [Belmont County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
    • McMechen [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMechen
      • McMechen [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMechen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMechen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McMechen<7>
    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan Point
      • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powhatan Point have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<7>
    • Glen Dale [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Dale
      • Glen Dale [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Dale<7>
    • Benwood [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benwood
      • Benwood [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Cameron
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benwood<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marshall County

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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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cameron.
<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 (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Cameron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cameron or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cameron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cameron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8271, Longitude: -80.5660    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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