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1,400 acres of Parks

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Canton, Illinois

Canton 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!

1,400 acres of Parks

300+Businesses

#1 RankedCommunity College in Illinois

Full-Service Community Hospital

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Expansion at Canton Industrial Park
Expansion at Canton Industrial Park

Ben Hendricks Trucking, Inc. Expansion Project. Hendricks Trucking has been running their operations out of Canton since 2011, and now the time has come for them to relocate and continue to grow. They purchased 6.5 acres of industrial park property from the City of Canton through an open bidding process, and started site work the […]

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The TLC Health & Wellness Holds Ribbon Cutting
The TLC Health & Wellness Holds Ribbon Cutting

The TLC Health & Wellness Clinic Holds Ribbon Cutting The TLC Health & Wellness Clinic held a Ribbon Cutting at their new Canton Location in Lewistown. They offer family medicine, management of chronic & mental health conditions, IV hydration and so much more. Welcome to the Chamber Team!

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Art on Main Winners!
Art on Main Winners!

Art on Main Fine Arts Festival 2021 Winners Congratulations to the 2021 Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Winners! The Annual Art on Main Fine Arts Festival was held Saturday, June 5th and Sunday June 6th in Jones Park in downtown Canton. The event, presented by Canton Main Street, featured 29 professional artists and several […]

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Canton Officer & Dispatcher of the Year named!
Canton Officer & Dispatcher of the Year named!

Congratulations to Officer & Dispatcher of the Year! Lt. Brad Richards – Officer of the YearPatience Young – Dispatcher of the Year Congratulations to Lt. Brad Richards for being selected as Canton Police Department’s Officer of the Year and Telecommunicator Patience Young for being selected as Dispatcher of the Year. Richards, a 28 year veteran […]

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June Spotlight – Princess Creations!
June Spotlight – Princess Creations!

June 2021 Spotlight of the Month Named to the Top Eight Wedding Cake Bakeries in Illinois! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce Princess Creations as their June Spotlight of the Month. Princess Creations, located at 69 East Elm Street, is a locally-owned bakery that specializes in stunning wedding cakes, and also offers a wide […]

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