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Cameron, Texas

The county seat of Milam County, Cameron was established in 1846, and is located on the Little River. It was named for Ewen Cameron, a Scot highlander prominent in the Texas Revolution; the county was named for another independence fighter, Ben Milam, whose statue is on the courthouse grounds. The downtown has been revitalized, with the renovation of the historic courthouse and an 1891 Victorian-style building that now serves as Cameron City Hall. Enjoy a walking tour of the historic downtown; experience history and progress coming together.

Cameron lies at the crossroads of U.S. 77 and Texas 36, a segment of the Ports to Plains Highway connecting the state's heartland to the coastal ports.

Be sure to visit the restored Victorian homes, the Magnolia Inn and Travis Tea Room, for tours, lodging, and dining.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Milam County Courthouse

This is the fourth structure to serve as the Milam County Courthouse. The local Masonic Lodge laid the cornerstone for the building on July 4, 1891

Cameron, TX Historic Courthouses

City in Miniature

John Johnson has created a model of Cameron that recalls the town as it looked during the 1940s. For more than 25

Cameron, TX Museums


Milam County Historical Museum

Housed in the restored county jail, c. 1895, the Milam County Historical Museum is complete with cells, shackles, and gallows tower. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, view exhibits of pioneer farm and ranch equipment, rustic household furnishings, and Spartan "fashions"

Cameron, TX Museums

All Saints Episcopal Church

Episcopal worship services were held in Cameron as early as 1860, though All Saints Episcopal Church was not organized as a mission until 1901. The Diocese of Texas purchased this property from A. J. and Jennie Dossett in 1906. This structure was completed in 1907

Cameron, TX Historic Churches

Things to do near Cameron, TX

Tin Building Theatre

Located behind the historic Bosque Conservatory, the Tin Building Theatre is a unique space - a simple exterior with a state ...

Trails Of Frisco Golf Club, The

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Mckinney Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Van Zandt Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...