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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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Boil Order
Boil Order

Boil Order UPDATE 11-26-21 5:00pm: A Boil Order has been issued for this area until further notice. Repairs to a broken fire hydrant will disrupt water service while crews make the repairs. Area affected will include residents on East Ash Street from Dean Court to Seventh Avenue. When water is restored, check back to see […]

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Shop Local Bingo
Shop Local Bingo

Do Your Part! Shop and Support Local this Holiday Season HOW TO PLAY SHOP LOCAL BINGO Partake in the suggestions in side the bingo boxes and then write the name of the business or organization that you supported on the line inside each box. HOW TO WIN! To be eligible to win prizes, you must […]

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Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk – December 3rd
Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk – December 3rd

Holiday Activities and Shopping in the Downtown! Canton Main Street will be hosting the annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Walk on Friday, December 3rd, from 5:30p.m.-8:00p.m. in Jones Park and the downtown Canton area.  Canton Main Street is excited to be bringing the Christmas Walk back in its full celebratory form this year! They are also excited […]

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November Spotlight – Goodwill Industries
November Spotlight – Goodwill Industries

November 2021 Spotlight Funding free programs for the people of central Illinois! Canton Main Street is happy to announce Goodwill Industries as their November Spotlight business.  Canton’s Goodwill store, located at 109 N. Main Street, has been a strong contributor to our community in many ways. They are also a regular supporter of our Canton […]

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