Relocation Information

Business Relocation Incentives:

Whether you are a business or industry looking to relocate, here in Canton you will find a wonderful community in which you will enjoy living & working in as well as, local government agencies willing to work hand-in-hand with you to make the area thrive. Local officials will assist companies looking to relocate in dealing with local issues from locating the real estate needed to open shop to negotiating tax abatement & seeking industrial bonds to setup training or retraining of a workforce through the local Haywood Community College. Incentive packages offered to relocating companies are negotiated on a case-by-case basis in order to achieve the best results for both the business & the Canton/Haywood County community. Local officials work with the company to determine what their needs are & then put together a package that would be mutually beneficial.

Family Relocation Incentives:

The Town of Canton has a lot to offer individuals & 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.

While the location itself provides for a safe & friendly atmosphere for families, you will find that the people who live in Canton are full of a spirit of generosity, creativity, hardworking nature & compassion. 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.