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1,400 acres of Parks

300+Businesses

#1 RankedCommunity College in Illinois

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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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Did you miss the Hiring Extravaganza?
Did you miss the Hiring Extravaganza?

Missed the one day hiring event? You can still apply in person or online Are you looking for employment opportunities? See the list of businesses that are hiring in our community below. If you’re looking for employment opportunities in the area, there are MANY opportunities. It is not too late to apply in person or […]

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Boil Order  Lifted For Eighth Avenue
Boil Order Lifted For Eighth Avenue

Boil Order Lifted for Eighth Avenue Area The Boil Order for Eighth Avenue between Chestnut and Elm Streets has now been lifted. Please contact the City of Canton Public Works Dept. at 647-5022 with any questions.

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October Spotlight – The Sweet Shoppe
October Spotlight – The Sweet Shoppe

October 2021 Spotlight Satisfying peoples sweet tooth for 25 years! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce The Sweet Shoppe as the October Spotlight of the Month! The Sweet Shoppe is located at 8 N. Main St., and has been satisfying peoples sweet tooth for 25 years! The Sweet Shoppe, is locally owned and operated […]

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