BOIL WATER ADVISORY RESCINDED:
for Newfound, Oakmont, Sutherland, North Canton, Silkwood, and a small portion of Beaverdam.
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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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May 25, 2024

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Newfound, Oakmont, Sutherland, North Canton, Silkwood, and a small portion of Beaverdam: May 25, 2024

ID NO. 01-44-015 System Pressure Advisory Rescinded! DATE:  May 25, 2024 Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected from the Town of Canton on May 24, 2024 water users in the area of Newfound Street, Oakmont Drive, Sutherland Drive, North Canton Road, Silkwood Drive, and a small portion of Beaverdam Road are hereby […]

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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°