Cameron, West Virginia

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Corner buildings in Cameron, WV

Cameron, WV (West Virginia), on Grave Creek in Marshall County, was incorporated in 1861 and named for Samuel Cameron, a right-of-way agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, which fueled the growth of the town. Cameron thrived until the B&O railroad line was de-commissioned and removed, and many of its commercial buildings stand empty. The area around Cameron is rural and agricultural.  The Cameron City Pool is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Lodging near Cameron, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation

Valley at Cameron

The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of Cameron.


Cameron is located approximately 20 miles southwest of the county seat at Moundsville, West Virginia, and 30 miles south of Wheeling, West Virginia.

Map of Cameron, West Virginia

Regional Information

Cameron is located in the Northern Panhandle Region in northern West Virginia.