Welcome to Canton

A Gem Where Historic Allure Meets Modern Flair
Welcome to Canton, where enchanting history melds effortlessly with burgeoning modernity! This corner of the world is nothing short of a mix of rustic allure and suburban sophistication. Just imagine leisurely strolls through cobblestone streets that whisper tales of yesteryears while also embracing the effervescent hum of a thriving community. The landscape is adorned with an arresting blend of historic landmarks and burgeoning new developments, delivering a picturesque backdrop to what many would call the quintessential lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Abundant green havens for family picnics and weekend jogs.
  • Storybook downtown that's a haven for history buffs.
  • Cherokee County is Atlanta Metro's most rapidly blossoming gem.
  • Enchanting equestrian estates meeting modern domiciles.

Local Lifestyle

Oh, the Cantonese way of life! It's like stepping into a timeless painting that keeps evolving. Amble through historic neighborhoods with vintage charisma and find yourself captivated by the horse farms that add a rustic touch to this urban tapestry. The environment echoes a harmonious blend of old and new, where traditional values hold hands with contemporary conveniences. Here, you can escape into history while still enjoying the perks of modern-day living.

Dining and Entertainment

Delight your senses at Union Hill Grill, an establishment synonymous with culinary brilliance and impeccable service. The ambiance is cozy yet exquisite — quite the setting for gastronomic escapades.

For those whose palate seeks nothing but perfection, J. Michael's Prime is an odyssey into the finest things in life. Revel in an atmosphere of elegance that’s bathed in soft, dim lighting, making each meal a grand event in its own right.

Are you looking for something casual but equally delectable? Queenie's Restaurant, Bar, & Events emanates warmth the moment you step through the door, complemented by a menu that caters to every imaginable craving. To top it off, the live music sets the stage for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

Local on North offers an invigorating break from the norm with its trendy ambiance and a menu replete with locally sourced delights. It's the perfect spot to unwind, be it for a casual night out or a special celebration.

Things to Do

The choices are simply endless! Whether you're in the mood for some upscale shopping or delectable dining, the Mill on Etowah and Downtown Historic Canton offer an array of options that cater to every taste and mood.

For those looking for an indulgent day, look no further than the Woodmont Golf and Country Club or perhaps the Reformation Brewery for a well-crafted ale. If the great outdoors call your name, Etowah River Park and Cherokee Veterans Park are oases of greenery waiting to be explored. From the artsy Riverfest Arts and Crafts Festival to First Fridays Music Concerts, the event calendar is packed year-round, offering something for everyone.


  • Creekview High School: A beacon of academic excellence with a 10/10 College Readiness rating.
  • Avery Elementary, Hickory Flat Elementary, and Sixes Elementary: Consistently rank in Georgia’s top 10%, truly setting the bar for early education.

Let Canton weave its spell around you, and you'll discover a life enriched by unmatched elegance, both past and present. Welcome to the epitome of opulent living!


Overview for Canton, GA

32,342 people live in Canton, where the median age is 34.1 and the average individual income is $30,342. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Canton, GA

Canton has 11,475 households, with an average household size of 2.8. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Canton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,342 people call Canton home. The population density is 1,764.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Canton, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Canton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Community Christian School
PreK - 6th
No rating available
William G. Hasty- Senior Elementary School
PreK - 5th
J. Knox Elementary
PreK - 5th
Cherokee High School
9th - 12th
Teasley Middle School
6th - 8th

Around Canton, GA

There's plenty to do around Canton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Giggle Monsters Craft Donuts, The Local Graze, and Stout's Growlers.

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Dining 0.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.66 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.72 miles 107 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.85 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.1 miles 10 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Homes in the Area

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