Cameron County , Texas

Cameron County: County in Texas, United States

About

Cameron County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 406,220 and a population density of 123 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 424,180 inhabitants. Its county seat is Brownsville. The county was created 174 years ago in 1847.

Cameron County Quick Facts

Population : 424,180 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Cameron County, Cameron Parish
Area : 3306 km2
Water as percent of area : 30%
Land as percent of area : 70%
Named for : Ewen Cameron
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Capital : Brownsville
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:25:11 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 128 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.23% (2010-2020)
Cameron County locator map
Location of Cameron County on Texas map.
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Camcourthouse
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Geography

Cameron County is located at 26°9'5"N 97°27'10"W (26.1515000, -97.4528600).

Cameron County map

The largest city of Cameron County is Brownsville with a population of 183,428. Other cities include, Harlingen population 65,176, Los Fresnos population 7,826, La Feria population 7,240 and Cameron Park Colonia population 6,963. See all Cameron County cities & populated places.

Cameron County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cameron County.

City Name Population Title
Brownsville 183,428 County seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States
Harlingen 65,176 Harlingen is a city in the county of Cameron, in the central portion of the southern U.
San Benito 24,085 In Cameron County, Texas, USA, San Benito is a town.
Los Fresnos 7,826 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
La Feria 7,240 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Cameron Park 6,963 Census designated place
Cameron Park Colonia 6,963 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States of America
Port Isabel 6,226 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Primera 5,271 Town of the United States
Laureles 3,692 Census designated place in Texas, USA
Laguna Heights 3,488 Place in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Laguna Vista 3,217 Town of the United States
Combes 3,037 Town of the United States
La Paloma 2,903 La Paloma, in Cameron County, Texas, United States, is a census-designated place (CDP).
South Padre Island 2,752 Town in Texas, United States
Santa Rosa 2,684 The town of Cameron County, Texas, U.

Cameron County has 1 neighbours.

  • Brownsville

Demographics

The population of Cameron County increased by 4.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 406,220 - census
2011 413,201 1.69% estimation process
2012 415,877 0.64% estimation process
2013 417,357 0.35% estimation process
2014 419,005 0.39% estimation process
2015 419,450 0.11% estimation process
2016 421,350 0.45% estimation process
2017 422,227 0.21% estimation process
2018 422,139 -0.02% estimation process
2019 423,163 0.24% estimation process
2020 424,180 0.24% estimation process

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People born in Cameron County (4)

People born in Cameron County, including romance novelist Catherine Coulter, film actress Marjorie Deanne, Larry Cowart, .

List

  • William Velten (American lighting director) he was born in 11/08/1959

Other places with the same name (2)

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