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Canton, Illinios is a great place to visit or raise your family! With a low cost of living and a high quality of life, Canton has close proximity to the Peoria metro area. Over 1,400 acres of open public parks, access to a great educational system from kindergarten to community college, a free privately funded public library and a state-of-the-art hospital and clinic providing first class healthcare.

The cool ambiance of a historic downtown with a one-of-a-kind city park situated at its center. Ample opportunities for employment with over 300 businesses. Retiree focused community initiatives and learning opportunities. Whether you are visiting, or are thinking of calling Canton home, our community will make you feel welcome!

Events are being planned for June 20th through June 29th, 2025!

1,400 acres of Parks

300+Businesses

#1 RankedCommunity College in Illinois

Full-Service Community Hospital

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City Introduces CivicPay and Offers Text/Email Alerts
City Introduces CivicPay and Offers Text/Email Alerts

The City of Canton is pleased to offer to our residents CivicPay. This will replace our current online payment portal, EPay. CivicPay is a portal that will allow water customers to access their account, make payments, set up automatic payments, view their bill, consumption, and account history, receive e-statements, and produce a service request. Our […]

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Glacial Golf – Register Now!
Glacial Golf – Register Now!

Glacial Golf – Putt-Putt Golf Tournament! Canton Main Street “Glacial Golf” fundraiser is back! This year’s event, will be held on Saturday, February 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This progressive putt-putt golf tournament takes place at eleven local bars, with prizes awarded for Best Score, Best Dressed Team, Best Golf Hole Design and […]

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Chamber Awards Nomination Form
Chamber Awards Nomination Form

Nominations open for Citizen of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Educator of the Year. HOW DO YOU NOMINATE Download the nomination form, fill it out and return it to the Canton Chamber office by February 3th, 2023. Categories are: Business Person of the Year Citizen of the Year Educator of the Year […]

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Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Applications Open
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Applications Open

Art on Main Applications Open Be an artist at the 10th Anniversary show for Art on Main! Applications for the Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival are now open for submission! Join us in Celebrating our 10th Anniversary in 2023!  Situated in Canton, Illinois’s downtown Jones Park, this annual Fine Arts Festival, hosted by Canton Main Street and held during the first full […]

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