Canton Norfolk County, Massachusetts

Canton: Town in Massachusetts, United States

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Location of Canton on Massachusetts map.

About

Canton is a town located in the county of Norfolk in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,561 and a population density of 1,100 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,029 inhabitants.

The town was created 391 years ago in 1629.

Canton Town Hall  MA image
Canton Town Hall MA
Canton Town Hall  MA image

Geography

Canton is located at 42°9'30"N 71°8'41"W (42.1584300, -71.1447700).

Canton map

Canton Quick Facts

Population : 24,029 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Norfolk County
Postal code : 02021
Area : 19.6 km2
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1630 (391 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:14:45 (18th October 2021)
Density : 1,226 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.27% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Canton increased by 10.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,561 - census
2011 21,774 0.98% estimation process
2012 21,974 0.91% estimation process
2013 22,237 1.18% estimation process
2014 22,535 1.32% estimation process
2015 22,768 1.02% estimation process
2016 23,242 2.04% estimation process
2017 23,343 0.43% estimation process
2018 23,600 1.09% estimation process
2019 23,805 0.86% estimation process
2020 24,029 0.93% estimation process

Canton zip code is 02021. County name: Norfolk, County fips: 25021

Canton, Dorchester Village, Punkapoag, South Canton

People born in Canton (17)

People born in Canton, including chemist James B. Sumner, television personality Rob Mariano, United States navy officer John Downes, you can see a list of people who born in Canton.

Schools in Canton

College & universities near Canton, MA

Code Name City ZIP
164678 Bay State School of Technology Canton (MA) 02021-2358

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, MA

Code Name Address Type
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Canton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canton Post Office Canton (MA) 02021

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Other cities in Norfolk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Norfolk County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Quincy 94,421 City in Massachusetts
Brookline 59,022 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Weymouth 58,104 City in Massachusetts
Franklin 34,711 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Randolph 34,260 City in Massachusetts
Needham 31,537 Town in Massachusetts
Norwood 29,737 Town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Stoughton 28,891 City in Wisconsin
Wellesley 28,684 Town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Milton 27,537 Town in Massachusetts
Walpole 26,582 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Dedham 25,345 Town in Massachusetts
Sharon 18,864 City in Massachusetts
Foxborough 18,398 Town in Massachusetts
Bellingham 17,336 Town of the United States
Westwood 16,384 Town in Massachusetts, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest Massachusetts cities