Announcement
The week of July 15-19, 2019 starting at 9:30am to 6pm, NCDOT will be relocating waterlines for the roundabout project in the Johnson St, Johnson Dr, Locust St, Hillside St, Pisgah Dr, and surrounding areas. During this process you may have water outages for 3 to 4 hour intervals daily. If you do not have water after 6pm daily please call 648-2376. For all other issues or concerns, please contact NCDOT at 828-586-2141.
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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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June 19, 2019

113th Canton Labor Day Festival with the Oak Ridge Boys

Date:Sunday, September 1, 2019
Location:Downtown Canton, NC

https://www.cantonlaborday.com THE OAK RIDGE BOYS SET TO APPEAR IN CANTON LABOR DAY WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 1 The 113th Canton Labor Day Festival presented by Champion Credit Union and sponsored by Ingles Markets will be headlined by The Oak Ridge Boys with a high-energy stage show that remains the heart and soul of what they do best. […]

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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°