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!
New Schedule Offers Some Earlier Pick Ups For Thurs/Fri Routes The City of Canton will begin the Leaf Pick-up Program starting Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Please place leaves on the terrace where possible. Please do not put any leaves in the street. We will pick up leaves, weather permitting, until the first snow. And please […]Read More
The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce Presents the 2nd Annual Holiday Lightshow Lightshows begin November 25th thru December 30th. Show times are 5:30 – 8:30 pm inside Big Creek Park in Canton, IL.Read More
UPDATE 12-1-23: The Boil Order for this area is now lifted. Residents may wish to let some water run from faucets to release air and possible debris that may have accumulated in their pipes before using. 11-30-23: Today, City crews are repairing a fire hydrant on Old West Locust Street. When water service is restored, […]Read More
Do Your Part! Shop and Support Local this Holiday Season HOW TO PLAY SHOP LOCAL BINGO Partake in the suggestions inside the bingo boxes and then write the name of the business or organization that you supported on the line inside each box to get a Bingo. HOW TO WIN! To be eligible to win […]Read More
Holiday Activities and Shopping in the Downtown! Canton Main Street will be hosting the annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk on Friday, December 1st, from 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m. in Jones Park and the downtown Canton area. Canton Main Streets is excited to be working with the Canton Junior Women’s Club to host the Santa Parade on Friday, December 1st, […]Read More