Canton Fulton County, Illinois

Canton: City in Fulton County, Illinois, United States

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Location of Canton on Illinois map.

About

Canton is a city located in the county of Fulton in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,704 and a population density of 704 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,265 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1824.

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Geography

Canton is located at 40°33'29"N 90°2'6"W (40.5580900, -90.0351200).

Canton map

Weather

Canton forecast: Sunny, with a high near 71. more

Canton Quick Facts

Population : 13,265 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Fulton County
Postal code : 61520
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 20.89 km2
Altitude : 2,133 feet / 650 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1825 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:13:47 (18th October 2021)
Density : 635 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.85% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Canton decreased by 10.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,704 - census
2011 14,644 -0.41% estimation process
2012 14,497 -1.01% estimation process
2013 14,463 -0.24% estimation process
2014 14,299 -1.15% estimation process
2015 14,153 -1.03% estimation process
2016 14,043 -0.78% estimation process
2017 13,857 -1.34% estimation process
2018 13,687 -1.24% estimation process
2019 13,480 -1.54% estimation process
2020 13,265 -1.62% estimation process

Canton zip code is 61520. County name: Fulton, County fips: 17057

People born in Canton (20)

People born in Canton, including novelist, Egyptologist Barbara Mertz, astronaut Steven R. Nagel, football player Harry Jacobs, you can see a list of people who born in Canton.

  • Jack Fisk (Film director, art director) he was born in 19/12/1945
  • Boomer Grigsby (American football player) he was born in 15/11/1981
  • Charles Duryea (American automobile manufacturer) he was born in 15/12/1861
  • Dave Downey (American basketball player) he was born in 28/10/1941
  • Elizabeth A. Kovachevich (United States District Judge) she was born in 14/12/1936
  • Michael K. Smith (American politician (1966-2014)) he was born in 23/05/1966
  • Mike Grzanich (former baseball pitcher from the United States) he was born in 24/08/1972
  • Robert Bruce Chiperfield (American politician) he was born in 20/11/1899
  • Tony Blazine (American football player and coach (1912-1963)) he was born in 02/01/1912
  • Dean Leeper (American missionary) he was born in 12/11/1920
  • Orlo M. Brees (New York politician) he was born in 13/04/1896
  • Thomas J. Homer (American politician) he was born in 12/01/1947
  • Bill Edley (American politician) he was born in 16/03/1948
  • William Nichols Barnard he was born in 24/04/1875
  • Chris Windom (American auto racing driver) he was born in 24/12/1990
  • Ann Marie Cyphers (American historian) she was born in 02/06/1950
  • Rich Johnson (American football running back) he was born in 13/05/1947

Schools in Canton

College & universities near Canton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
457554 Innovations Design Academy Canton (IL) 61520

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, IL

Code Name Address Type
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Canton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canton Post Office Canton (IL) 61520

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  • Canton , Missouri city in Lewis County, Missouri, United States with a population of 2,314 people.
  • Canton , Pennsylvania borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,855 people.
  • Canton , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 1,097 people.
  • Canton , Minnesota city in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 765 people.
  • Canton , Kansas city in Kansas, United States with a population of 688 people.
  • Canton , South Dakota city in and county seat of Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 617 people.
  • Canton , Oklahoma town in Blaine County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 587 people.
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Other cities in Fulton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fulton County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Farmington 2,181 City in the northeast corner of Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Lewistown 2,096 High school in Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois
Buckeye 1,251 Township in Stephenson County, Illinois
Cuba 1,149 City in Illinois, United States
Astoria 1,015 Incorporated town in Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Avon 699 Village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Vermont 624 Village in Illinois
Saint David 516 Human settlement in Fulton County, Illinois, United States of America
Ipava 412 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Table Grove 372 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
London Mills 367 Village in Fulton and Knox counties, Illinois, United States
Dunfermline 275 Village in Illinois, United States
Smithfield 217 Village in Illinois, United States
Bryant 209 Village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States
Norris 195 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Banner 173 Village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest Illinois cities