Canton Haywood County, North Carolina

Canton: Town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States

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Location of Canton on North Carolina map.

About

Canton is a town located in the county of Haywood in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,227 and a population density of 439 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,369 inhabitants.

The town was created 132 years ago in 1888.

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Geography

Canton is located at 35°31'58"N 82°50'14"W (35.5328800, -82.8373600).

Canton map

Canton Quick Facts

Population : 4,369 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Haywood County
Postal code : 28716
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 9.64 km2
Altitude : 2,635 feet / 803, 797 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:00:42 (18th October 2021)
Density : 453 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.25% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Canton increased by 3.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,227 - census
2011 4,160 -1.61% estimation process
2012 4,092 -1.66% estimation process
2013 4,130 0.92% estimation process
2014 4,155 0.6% estimation process
2015 4,183 0.67% estimation process
2016 4,227 1.04% estimation process
2017 4,265 0.89% estimation process
2018 4,324 1.36% estimation process
2019 4,347 0.53% estimation process
2020 4,369 0.5% estimation process

Canton zip code is 28716. County name: Haywood, County fips: 37087

Buford, Canton, Pigeon River

Local Places in Canton

1 Canton Municipal Services
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 58 Park St, Canton, NC 28716 ➦ Show Map

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Canton Municipal Services

People born in Canton (7)

People born in Canton, including United States District Judge David B. Sentelle, Founder of the Fellowship church Edwin Barry Young, poet, novelist Fred Chappell, you can see a list of people who born in Canton.

Schools in Canton

College & universities near Canton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198668 Haywood Community College Clyde (NC) 28721-9901

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Canton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canton Post Office Canton (NC) 28716

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Other cities in Haywood County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Haywood County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Waynesville 10,557 City in North Carolina
Lake Junaluska 2,734 Census designated place
Clyde 1,308 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
Maggie Valley 1,258 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
West Canton 1,247 Township in Haywood County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest North Carolina cities