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
12-05-23: Today, City crews were repairing a fire hydrant in the Ray Street/ Avenue F area. As a result, a Boil Order will be in place until further notice for residents on Avenue F, which then turns into Ray Street. Updates appear here during business hours, but also on the Canton Police Department Facebook page, […]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