The Town of Canton Offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Garbage service will be moved up one day for each route (Mon on Tues, Tues on Wed. etc.). For emergency utility service please call the on-call service at 648-2376 for immediate assitance. COVID-19: Updates as of May 21, 2020. Currently no Curfew is in place for Haywood County.

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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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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Town of Canton Information & Updates

  Posted:  May 21, 2020 CooperEO141-Phase-2   Phase 2 FAQ Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Ext-Stay-Home-Proc- Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020 Office Closure Notification Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Combined County and State Explanation of Stay Home – Stay Safe Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020 Notice of Closing Recreation Facilities Posted:  Thursday, March 26, 2020 […]

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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°