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A small town with a population of 946 residents according to the 2010 census. Cameron is located in the Northern Panhandle of scenic West Virginia, Cameron is a growing family-based community rich in religious values, heritage and history. 

The Irish have played an important role in the development  and building of America. Cameron was named for an Irishman named Samuel Cameron after the finishing of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1852. At this time the honor of naming the town was given to an Irishman named David McConaughey who christened it Cameron in honor of his friend Samuel Cameron, a railroad official of prominence, who in 1853 took cholera at Moundsville, died, and was taken to Charles Town, Jefferson County, Virginia, for burial. Cameron is not only a community of unique architecture and scenic beauty but a safe place to raise a family. Located in the tri state area of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Cameron is seventeen miles east of Moundsville, the county seat of Marshall County, twenty-seven miles east of Wheeling and three hundred fifty miles west of Baltimore, Maryland

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Cameron is located in Marshall County which is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 35,519. Its county seat is Moundsville. Its southern border is the Mason-Dixon line. Marshall County is home to the largest conical burial mound in North America, at Moundsville. Marshall County was formed in 1835 from Ohio County by act of the Virginia Assembly. In 1852, on Christmas Eve, workers completed the Baltimore & Ohio railroad at Rosby’s Rock in Marshall County. It is home to the New Vrindaban community of Hare Krishnas, and Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold.

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