Welcome to Town of Canton-WNC's Hometown

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!

News & Features

  We’re pleased to present this 2014 Annual Quality Water Report.  It is designed to inform you...
  The Town of Canton is currently accepting applications for volunteers interested in serving on...
  WALKING IN THE ARMORY is BACK!!!   Days:  Monday - Friday Time: 7:30am - 9:30am Location:  Canton...

Upcoming Events

Friday, August 28, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Saturday, December 5, 2015