Announcement
The Town of Canton will hold a Public Hearing to consider an Ordinance amending a portion of Chapter 4 (Zoning), Section 9-4024 through 9-4029 of the Town of Canton Code of Ordinances relative to “Mobile Food Units” as a permitted use in the identified districts, specifically subsection (D) “Special Requirements for Mobile Food Units” on September 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm in the Municipal Building located at 58 Park Street, Canton NC 28716.
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History, Character, Pride

Nestled in the heart of the Southern Appalachian Mountains on the Pigeon River and a mere 20 miles from downtown Asheville is Canton, NC, a historic mill town with unmatched character and pride. From our low cost of living and quaint downtown to our picturesque parkland, Canton possesses a number of unique assets and opportunities for people looking to visit, relocate, or open a business. We invite you to come see what Canton has to offer!

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Facts And Figures

  • 15 minutes to Asheville
  • County: Haywood
  • Population: 4,259
  • Town Tax Rate: $0.0058/$100
  • Elevation: 2,609 feet
  • Land Area: 3.8 square miles
  • Incorporated in 1891
  • Average Temp: Jul. 82°, Jan. 46°