Known for its hospitality, Canton has many unique qualities and outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the easy access to a wide variety of recreational activities to keep you busy. Be sure to take advantage of the walking path in Heritage Park and the year-round activities throughout the City. Spend Saturdays browsing galleries or shopping—from artsy boutiques to fun flea markets and fabulous malls. If it is history that fascinates you, there are numerous historical landmarks for your exploration.
In the heart of fast-growing Cherokee County, historic Canton is the county seat and situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Canton is located some 50 miles north of downtown Atlanta, with easy access via I-575. This charming city of approximately 25,000 residents offers a delightful mix of history and growth, and can be described as both business-savvy and environmentally alluring. Families flock here for its small town charm and friendly atmosphere. Canton’s public schools are part of the award-winning Cherokee County School District, while the Chattahoochee Technical College has an established campus in Canton. Come discover this wonderful place where your new home awaits.