Canton Lewis County, Missouri

Canton: City in Lewis County, Missouri, United States

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Location of Canton on Missouri map.


Canton is a city located in the county of Lewis in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,377 and a population density of 355 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 2,302 inhabitants.

The city was created 191 years ago in 1829.


Canton is located at 40°7'46"N 91°31'7"W (40.1295000, -91.5185200).

Canton downtown  Fourth between Lewis and Clark image
Canton downtown Fourth between Lewis and Clark


Canton forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Canton downtown  Fourth between Lewis and Clark image

Canton map

Canton Quick Facts

Population : 2,302 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Lewis County
Postal code : 63435
Area : 6.7 km2
Altitude : 600 feet / 183 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (191 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:28:29 (31st July 2021)
Density : 343 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.26% (2010-2019)
Weather : 84℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Canton decreased by 3.26% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,377 - census
2011 2,380 0.13% estimation process
2012 2,360 -0.85% estimation process
2013 2,357 -0.13% estimation process
2014 2,353 -0.17% estimation process
2015 2,366 0.55% estimation process
2016 2,355 -0.47% estimation process
2017 2,334 -0.9% estimation process
2018 2,315 -0.82% estimation process
2019 2,302 -0.56% estimation process

Canton zip code is 63435. County name: Lewis, County fips: 29111

People born in Canton (6)

People born in Canton, including music historian and modernist composer Bill Russell, politician James Tilghman Lloyd, artist Frederick Hibbard, you can see a list of people who born in Canton.


College & universities near Canton

Code Name City ZIP
177144 Culver-Stockton College Canton (MO) 63435-1299

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton

Code Name Address Type
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
LAP La Plata 535 N. Owensby St. RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (17)

Other cities in Lewis County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lewis County , MO.

City Name Population Title
La Grange 892 City in Lewis County, Missouri, USA
La Belle 625 City in Missouri, United States
Lewistown 512 City in Missouri, United States
Ewing 430 City in Missouri, USA
Monticello 92 Human settlement in Lewis County, Missouri, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest Missouri cities

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