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Chestnut Mtn Park Forum: The Town of Canton and Haywood County need your input! We will be holding an online forum next week to help shape this amazing park. We would appreciate you all sharing this info with anyone who is interested in partnering with us!
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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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July 22, 2020

Chestnut Mountain Project Online Forum

Date:Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Location:Online Forum

The Town of Canton and Haywood County need your input!  We will be holding an online forum next week to help shape this amazing park.  We would appreciate you all sharing this info with anyone who is interested in partnering with us!   Background on the Chestnut Mountain Project The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) […]

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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°