Cameron, the county seat of Milam County, is at the intersection of U.S. highways 77 and 190, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad fourteen miles north of Rockdale in the north central part of the county. In April 1846 the Texas Legislature authorized a seven-member commission to find a permanent site for the Milam county seat. The commission purchased a sixty-acre tract of Daniel Monroe's headright on the Little River later that year and named the new town Cameron, in honor of Ewen Cameron.
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Cameron by the Numbers
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|5,306||2020||United States Census Bureau|
|5,629||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|5,552||2010||United States Census Bureau|
|5,634||2000||United States Census Bureau|
|5,635||1990||United States Census Bureau|
|5,721||1980||United States Census Bureau|
|5,546||1970||United States Census Bureau|
|5,640||1960||United States Census Bureau|
|5,052||1950||United States Census Bureau|
|5,040||1940||United States Census Bureau|
|4,565||1930||United States Census Bureau|
|4,298||1920||United States Census Bureau|
|3,263||1910||United States Census Bureau|
|3,341||1900||United States Census Bureau|
|1,608||1890||United States Census Bureau|