Canton, New York

Canton: Village in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States


Canton is a village located in the county of St. Lawrence in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,995 and a population density of 1,155 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,024 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Canton

Population : 11,024 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : St. Lawrence County
Postal code : 13617
Area : 9.52 km2
Altitude : 377 feet / 115 meters
Capital city : Canton is capital of St. Lawrence County
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:17:44 (29th November 2023)
Density : 1,158 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.26% (2010-2020)
Weather : 30℉ Chance Snow Showers 7-days weather
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Canton NY
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Canton is located at 44°35'44"N 75°10'9"W (44.5956200, -75.1690900).

Canton map


Canton forecast: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. more


The population of Canton increased by 0.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,995 - census
2011 11,364 3.25% estimation process
2012 11,439 0.66% estimation process
2013 11,307 -1.17% estimation process
2014 11,233 -0.66% estimation process
2015 11,228 -0.04% estimation process
2016 11,088 -1.26% estimation process
2017 11,034 -0.49% estimation process
2018 11,099 0.59% estimation process
2019 11,061 -0.34% estimation process
2020 11,024 -0.34% estimation process

Canton zip code is 13617. County name: St. Lawrence, County fips: 36089

Canton, New Cairo

People born in Canton (5)

People born in Canton, including artist of the Old West Frederic Remington, politician Charles Edward Bennett, civil engineer Leffert L. Buck, .


Schools in Canton

College & universities near Canton, NY

Code Name City ZIP
195216 St Lawrence University Canton (NY) 13617
196015 SUNY College of Technology at Canton Canton (NY) 13617-1098
190044 Clarkson University Potsdam (NY) 13699
196200 SUNY College at Potsdam Potsdam (NY) 13676-2294

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Canton, NY

Code Name Address Type
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS

Post offices near Canton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Canton Post Office Canton (NY) 13617
Rensselaer Fall Post Office Rensselaer Falls (NY) 13680
De Kalb Junction Post Office De Kalb Junction (NY) 13630
Hermon Post Office Hermon (NY) 13652
Hannawa Fall Post Office Hannawa Falls (NY) 13647

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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.
  • 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.
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  • Canton , South Dakota city in and county seat of Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 617 people.
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Other cities in St. Lawrence County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in St. Lawrence County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Ogdensburg 10,388 City in New York, USA
Massena 10,122 City in Cass County, Iowa, United States of America
Potsdam 8,796 Village in New York
Norfolk 4,397 Town in New York USA
Oswegatchie 4,250 Human settlement in St.
Lisbon 4,041 Town in New York, USA
Gouverneur 3,644 Town in New York, USA
Louisville 3,001 Human settlement in St.
Pierrepont 2,472 Human settlement in St.
De Kalb 2,309 Town in St.
Fowler 2,111 Town in New York, United States
Parishville 2,034 Human settlement in St.
Russell 1,767 Town in New York, USA
Madrid 1,633 City in New York, United States
Norwood 1,550 Village in St.
Fine 1,440 Town in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Canton distances to largest New York cities