The 114th Canton Labor Day Festival has been cancelled due to the current and continuing COVID19 restrictions and State of Emergency issued by Governor Cooper. Parade info will be released at a later date. We will see you next year for a bigger, better, and safer Labor Day Festival!!

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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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June 18, 2020

CCU July 5th Firework Display

Date:Sunday, July 5, 2020
Location:Canton, North Carolina

We are pleased to announce that the Town of Canton and Champion Credit Union will continue to celebrate our Country’s Independence Day with the Champion Credit Union Firework Display to be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020. Due to Governor Cooper’s restrictions on “mass gatherings” there will be no formal or additional events associated with […]

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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°