Canton: City in Madison County, Mississippi, USA
Canton is a city located in the county of Madison in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,189 and a population density of 235 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,799 inhabitants.
Quick Facts about Canton
|Population :||11,799 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|County :||Madison County|
|Postal code :||39046|
|Phone Area Codes :||601|
|Area :||56.01 km2|
|Altitude :||233 feet / 71 meters|
|Capital city :||Canton is capital of Madison County|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||03:22:16 (7th December 2023)|
|Density :||211 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-11.78% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||33℉ Mostly Clear then Areas Of Frost 7-days weather|
According to census records, the population of Canton decreased by 11.78% in 10 years.
People born in Canton (30)
- Ronnie Lester (American basketball player) he was born in 01/01/1959
- Rowland Garrett (basketball player) he was born in 16/06/1950
- Tevester Anderson (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 26/02/1937
- W. R. Alford (mathematician (1937-2003)) he was born in 21/07/1937
- Caroline Herring (American musician) she was born in 10/12/1969
- Clyde X (Member of the Nation of Islam) he was born in 01/01/1931
- Darvin Adams (American football player) he was born in 05/01/1990
- Duncan M. Gray, Jr. (American bishop) he was born in 21/09/1926
- Earl B. Dickerson (American activist) he was born in 22/06/1891
- George Doherty (American football player and coach) he was born in 01/01/1920
- L. C. Greenwood (American football player (1946-2013)) he was born in 08/09/1946
- Marvin Hayes (American artist) he was born in 30/09/1939
- Shawn O'Hara (American political candidate) he was born in 06/01/1958
- Walter S. Davis (American football coach) he was born in 09/08/1905
- William M. Walton (American politician) he was born in 17/01/1832
- Cleophus Robinson (American gospel singer and preacher) he was born in 18/03/1932
- John McCrady (American painter) he was born in 11/09/1911
- Jim Herring (Mississippi lawyer, judge, and Republican politician) he was born in 13/11/1938
Schools in Canton
College & universities near Canton, MS
|176451||Wesley Biblical Seminary||Ridgeland (MS)||39157-1920|
|176406||Tougaloo College||Tougaloo (MS)||39174|
|475459||Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland||Ridgeland (MS)||39157-6027|
|175528||Antonelli College-Jackson||Jackson (MS)||39206|
|374316||Academy of Hair Design-Jackson||Jackson (MS)||39211|
Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, MS
|JAN||Union Station||300 W. Capital Street||RAIL|
|YAZ||Yazoo City||West Broadway (SR149) and North Water Street||RAIL|
|VKS||Vicksburg, MS||1295 South Frontage Road||BUS|
|HAZ||Hazlehurst station||North Ragsdale Ave and East Conway St.||RAIL|
|GWD||Greenwood||Carrolton Ave. and East Gibbs Street||RAIL|
Post offices near Canton
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Canton Post Office||Canton (MS)||39046|
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- Canton , Illinois city in Fulton County, Illinois, United States with a population of 13,265 people.
- Canton , Ohio city in Stark County, Ohio, United States with a population of 12,470 people.
- Canton , New York village in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States with a population of 11,024 people.
- Canton , Connecticut town in Connecticut, United States with a population of 10,230 people.
- Canton , North Carolina town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 4,369 people.
- 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.
- 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.
- Canton , Wisconsin town in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, USA with a population of 297 people.
Other cities in Madison County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Madison County , MS.
|Madison||25,701||City in Madison County, Florida, United States|
|Ridgeland||23,938||City in Mississippi, United States|
|Flora||1,866||Town in Mississippi|
|Richton||992||Human settlement in Perry County, Mississippi, United States of America|
Distance to Other Cities
Canton distances to largest Mississippi cities