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We think you will find a community worth calling home!

With its own hospital, privately endowed public library, community college, exceptional park district, top-rated school district, historic downtown, businesses to service your needs and access to Fulton County’s expansive outdoor activities; Canton offers everything you need to live, raise a family, work, retire, learn, and play!

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The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!
The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!

We’re Settling in to our New Location Have you heard the news? The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development (SRPED) has moved their office location right in the heart of the city in beautiful downtown Canton. The Canton Chamber, along with SRPED used to be located in the […]

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Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!
Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!

Vintage Nesbitt’s soda pop machine from Miller’s Bottling Works and the Canton Hotel There’s a new display at the Canton Area Heritage Center with ties to two former family-owned Canton businesses.  It’s a bright orange Nesbitt’s soda pop machine that dates back to the early 1940’s.  Nesbitt’s was known nationally throughout the 20th century for […]

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October Spotlight – The Sweet Shoppe
October Spotlight – The Sweet Shoppe

October 2021 Spotlight Satisfying peoples sweet tooth for 25 years! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce The Sweet Shoppe as the October Spotlight of the Month! The Sweet Shoppe is located at 8 N. Main St., and has been satisfying peoples sweet tooth for 25 years! The Sweet Shoppe, is locally owned and operated […]

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