We Work

We Play

We Thrive

Canton, NC

Canton WorksG

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!

Upcoming Events G

View All Upcoming Events

News & Features G

>View All News
June 20, 2022

NOTICE: Request for Qualifications

WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEM ENGINEERING SERVICES Notice is hereby given that the town of Canton is requesting qualifications statements (RFQ) for on-call engineering services to include planning, design, permitting, and contract administration for various water and sewer upgrade projects for the Town of Canton. A copy of the RFQ with detailed information, and selection criteria […]

Read More
Request for Qualifications Engineering Services

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°