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 Cameron-County-Flag_edited-e1433257277714Cameron County is the commonwealth’s second smallest in both land area,  at 398 square miles, and population. In 2010,according to the census, the population was  5,085.  It is considered an 8th class county. It was founded and formed on March 29,  1860 from parts of McKean, Elk, Clearfield, Clinton and Potter counties. Emporium, the county seat, was incorporated into the county October 13, 1864. The county was instrumental in producing dynamite used in making the Panama Canal. It also produced war munitions for the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. As America returned to a peacetime economy, Emporium became the home of the Incandescent Lamp Company later known as Sylvania Electronics. During World War II, the proximity fuse was invented in the county to allow bombs to explode at predetermined levels instead of on impact. Today, the county is the heart of the powdered metal industry. The county is the birthplace of famous screen and TV star Tom Mix. Another favorite son is Rick Peltz, federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. The flagstone surrounding the tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery was quarried here. The county was one of several to contribute sharp shooters and is the sight of the disembarkation of the famous Bucktail Brigade during the Civil War. An outdoor paradise, the county boasts opportunities for hunters, fishermen and nature enthusiasts. It has a reputation for its natural beauty. It is a great escape for people living the hectic rush of city life, but residents here call it a “beautiful place to live.” It is located in the "Heart of the PA Wilds".

800px-Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Cameron_County_svg-768x442Pennsylvania House of Representatives 67th Legislative District

(Cameron, McKean, and Potter Counties)
Honorable Martin T. Causer
78 Main St. 3rd Floor Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: (814)362 4400
Fax: (814)362 4405

Pennsylvania State Senate 25th District

(Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter Counties; Clearfield Borough and Bradford Twp) 
Honorable Joseph B. Scarnati
410 Main St. Brockway, PA 15824
Phone: (814)265 2030
Toll free (800)222 9190
Fax: (814)265 2040
Email: jscarnati@pasen.gov

cameronpa1895Congressman of Pennsylvania’s 15th District

Honorable Glen ‘GT’ Thompson
Washington, DC Office
124 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225 5121
Fax: (202) 225 5796

Bellefonte Office
3555 Benner Pike, Suite 101
Bellefonte, PA 16823
Phone: (814) 353 0215
Fax: (814) 353 0218

Titusville Office
127 West Spring Street, Suite C
Titusville, PA 16354
Phone: (814) 827 3985
Fax: (814) 827 7307