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1,400 acres of Parks

300+Businesses

#1 RankedCommunity College in Illinois

Full-Service Community Hospital

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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Hydrant Repair Interrupts Water Service on Second Ave.
Hydrant Repair Interrupts Water Service on Second Ave.

Hydrant Repair Interrupts Water Service on Second Ave. On Thursday morning , City crews will be replacing a fire hydrant at the intersection of W. Hickory and Second Avenue.  This will require turning off the water main that supplies Second Avenue from Hickory to Oak, and Second Avenue from First Avenue to Second Avenue.  A […]

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Heritage Center Re-opens
Heritage Center Re-opens

The Heritage Center located at 111 S. Main St. is now re-opened after being closed in early November of last year. Their hours are Fridays, 10a.m. –Noon; Saturdays, 10a.m. –2:00p.m.; and Sundays, 1:00p.m. –4:00p.m.

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Farmer’s Market is accepting applications for vendors!
Farmer’s Market is accepting applications for vendors!

Canton Main Street’s Farmer’s Market’s opening day is Saturday, June 5th, at 7:30a.m. –11:30a.m., this opening day is in conjunction with the Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival.

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Congratulations to The CBD Store for their Successful Grand Opening
Congratulations to The CBD Store for their Successful Grand Opening

On April 15th, The CBD Store in Canton held their Grand Opening! The Chamber joined them for their ribbon cutting in the afternoon

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