Cameron County

A beautiful place to live.

Located in the "Heart of the PA Wilds”, this outdoor paradise is famous for its natural beauty and boasts opportunities for hunters, fishermen and nature enthusiasts.

A great escape for people living the hectic rush of city life. Residents here call it a "beautiful place to live."
Cameron County was founded 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.
After WWI, Emporium became the home of the Incandescent Lamp Company later known as Sylvania Electronics.
Today, the county is the heart of the powdered metal industry.


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County seat

Top employers in Cameron County

GKN Sinter Metals LLCAdvanced Manufacturing
Emporium HardwoodsWood, Wood Products and Publishing
Cameron County School DistrictEducation
State Government
Embassy Powdered Metals IncAdvanced Manufacturing
Guy and Mary Felt ManorHealth Care and Social Assistance
Wabtec US Rail IncAdvanced Manufacturing
County of Cameron (Local Government)
Keystone Rural Health Consortia IncHealth Care and Social Assistance
PSM BrownCoAdvanced Manufacturing
Alpaca Creations, Cameron County
Alpaca Creations, Cameron County
Rich Valley Apiary, Cameron County
Rich Valley Apiary, Cameron County

County Services



Post Secondary Education

Triangle TechFalls Creek


UPMC ColeCoudersport

Chambers of Commerce


Explore Cameron County

Courthouse, Emporium
Sarah Jane’s Place, Emporium
Bucktail State Park Natural Area, Sinnemahoning Creek and West Branch Susquehanna River
Cameron Artisan Center
Quehanna Wild Area, Table Falls, Bill Harris
Rails to Trails: footprints in snow