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!
The Canton Fire and Police Commission is accepting applications for testing to create a hiring list for the Canton Fire Department. Applications for new candidates can be downloaded here. Applications can also be picked up in the Mayor’s Office, 2 N. Main Street, M-F from 8am – 5pm. Applications must be filed by Friday, April […]Read More
Landscape Assistant Do you love working outdoors? Here’s your opportunity to enjoy good weather, take pride in our downtown, and learn about landscaping at the same time. The City of Canton is seeking a part-time seasonal landscaping assistant to work in Jones Park, at City Hall, and other City-owned properties. This position offers 10-20 hours […]Read More
Canton Main Street Micro Grant application deadline of March 30th. Canton Main Street is dedicated to making Canton’s downtown a vibrant and thriving center for the community. One of the four approaches used by the Main Street movement nationally is Economic Vitality. To support this approach Canton Main Street will be accepting applications for a […]Read More
Community Work Day on Saturday, April 27 from 9 to noon Grab some friends or your co-workers and participate in the Community Work Day. You will help volunteer to assist with projects around the Canton Community including some of our local agencies, schools and Jones Park in downtown Canton. Let us know you are coming […]Read More