New Residents

The Town of Canton has a lot to offer individuals or families wishing to relocate. Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Appalachian Mountains, along the Pigeon River, the Town of Canton boasts a relatively mild climate, a fascinating history & picturesque surroundings full of recreation opportunities for the young or the young at heart.

The families who live in Canton are full of a spirit of generosity, creativity, hard working nature & compassion while the location itself provides a safe & friendly atmosphere for families. With a low crime rate & high quality primary & secondary education available, Canton is the perfect location to start a business or a family.

The historic downtown area adds to the small town flavor that Canton is known for, while the residents of the area treat visitors with a brand of ''Southern Hospitality" all their own.

The cost of living in Canton is relatively low but with just a short drive residents can enjoy the amenities Asheville has to offer.  This provides a quiet small-town atmosphere while at the same time offering all the conveniences of living near a large city.

Feel free to browse our Town website for information, contact us at Town Hall with any questions you might have regarding services (water & sewer account setup, trash collection, etc) or come on in to speak with our friendly employees, we would love to meet you.  Our address and contact information is:

Canton Town Hall
58 Park Street
Canton, NC 28716
(828) 648-2363