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!
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 […]Read More
The State of Illinois Back 2 Business, Small Business Recovery Grants Applications open on August 18th! The State of Illinois announced its Back 2 Business (B2B) Grant Program designed to help small businesses who suffered revenue losses between 2019 and 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $250 million in grants are available, […]Read More
Cemetery Walk “Voices of the Past” The Canton Heritage Museum will host the ever popular annual Greenwood Cemetery “VOICES OF THE PAST” on Sunday, September 26, 2021, with a rain date for the following Monday. The Canton Heritage Museum will honor the lives and contributions of past residents with its annual Cemetery Walk. Participants will […]Read More
September 2021 Spotlight Serving Patrons for over 70 years! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce Billy’s Tap as the September Spotlight of the Month! Billy’s Tap is located at 172 East Elm Street, and has been serving patrons for over 70 years! The original Billy’s Tap was named after its first owner, Billy Brotz. […]Read More