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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 27, 2023

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Date:Saturday, April 8, 2023
Location:International Paper Sports Complex | 289 Service Rd, Canton, NC

10:00am At a New Location! Happy Easter! Join us for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Canton Police Department! We will be holding this years hunt at a new location so please join us at the International Paper (IP) Sports Complex. There will be two separate groups; ages 1-5 and 6-12. Each group […]

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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°