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New Canton, Illinois
Welcome to New Canton ...
The location of New Canton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of New Canton: KAN-tuhn<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, New Canton has a population of 346 people<4> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of New Canton, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 31, 1869.
New Canton is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: New Canton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for New Canton: (217)
The ZIP code for New Canton: 62356<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Canton had an population of 346 people. This is a decrease of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, New Canton had a population of 359 people. This makes New Canton the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 359 people, the population of New Canton decreased 13.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 417 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for New Canton.
Adding New Canton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of New Canton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of New Canton elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found New Canton mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Canton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named New Canton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named New Canton - they are located in Kansas, New Jersey, Tennessee and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Canton.
Communities near New Canton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Canton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Canton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Canton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Canton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Canton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Canton. See our Newspapers Page for New Canton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Canton ...
Looking for more information about New Canton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to New Canton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Canton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021