We would like to wish the Pisgah Bears Good Luck against County rival Tuscola Mountaineers. Please use extreme caution driving and watch for pedestrians on Friday night in the area of the Pisgah Memorial Stadium from 6:00pm to 10:00pm. We encourage all to utilize Covid19 safety protocols for everyone's safety during this event. For information regarding this event please contact Pisgah High School as attendance will be limited and other viewing options may be available.

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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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January 14, 2021

Mayor and Board Virtual Meeting February 25, 2021

The Mayor and Board will be conducting their Regularly Scheduled meeting via Zoom due to the rising number of Covid19 cases in the area.  If you would like to watch the meeting live please join us at 6:30pm at  If you would like to attend  meeting via Zoom please use this to join us.  Please […]

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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°