Hydrant Maintenance
Hydrant Maintenance by the Town of Canton Fire Department will be June 22 and June 25 in the areas of Champion Drive, Beaverdam Street, and North Main between 8:00am to 4:00pm. You may experience low water pressure during this time. If your water becomes discolored , allow it to run until clear before consumption. For questions, please contact 828-648-2363.

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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 Meeting Budget Presentation and Public Hearing

The Mayor and Board will be conducting their Regularly Scheduled meeting in person.  Mayor and Board meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month on the 2nd floor of the William G. Stamey Municipal Building located at 58 Park Street unless otherwise posted.  The June 10th meeting will be the presentation of […]

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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°