Canton: Town in Massachusetts, United States
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 393 years ago in 1629.
Quick Facts about Canton
|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 (393 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||03:47:06 (29th November 2023)|
|Density :||1,226 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||10.27% (2010-2020)|
Canton is located at 42°9'30"N 71°8'41"W (42.1584300, -71.1447700).
- Official Website
Official website of Canton
The population of Canton increased by 10.27% in 10 years.
People born in Canton (17)
- Augustus Bradford Endicott (American politician) he was born in 10/09/1818
- Ben Ticknor (American football player (1909-1979)) he was born in 09/01/1909
- George Washington Hosmer (United States educator) he was born in 01/01/1804
- James Ritchie (American politician) he was born in 12/05/1815
- Steve Rooney (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/06/1962
- Stephen Schnetzer (American actor) he was born in 11/06/1948
- Bill Burr (American actor, comedian and podcaster) he was born in 10/06/1968
- Richard Crowley (American ice hockey player) he was born in 09/05/1991
- Guilhalmi (American actor)
- Kevin Rooney (ice hockey player (1993-)) he was born in 21/05/1993
- Jayson King
- Madeline Earle Stanton she was born in 09/06/1898
- Alex Ainscough (American soccer player) he was born in 12/04/1995
- John Endicott (American politician) he was born in 14/02/1764
Schools in Canton
College & universities near Canton, MA
|164678||Bay State School of Technology||Canton (MA)||02021-2358|
Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, MA
|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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- Canton , Texas city in Van Zandt County, Texas, United States with a population of 3,941 people.
- Canton , Missouri city in Lewis County, Missouri, United States with a population of 2,314 people.
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Other cities in Norfolk County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Norfolk County , MA. (more)
|Quincy||94,421||A city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.|
|Brookline||59,022||Town in Massachusetts, United States|
|Weymouth||58,104||The most populous city in Norfolk County, 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