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Welcome to Canton ...
The location of Canton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Canton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cantonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Canton has a population of 3,869 people<3> (see below for details).
Canton is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Canton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Canton: (903) & (430)<5>
The ZIP code for Canton: 75103<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Canton had a population of 3,581 people (which is 6.81% of the total population of Van Zandt County). This makes Canton the county's most populous community.
The population of Canton represents 0.01% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 409th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,581 people, the population of Canton increased 8.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,292 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Canton had an population of 3,869 people. This is an increase of 8.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.53% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Canton.
Communities Also Named Canton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Canton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Canton.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Canton:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canton ...
Looking for more information about 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Canton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Canton.
Communities near Canton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the Southwest (SW) of Canton
Located in Kaufman County
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the Northwest (NW) of Canton
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the Northeast (NE) of Canton
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the East (E) of Canton
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the North (N) of Canton
Lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the Southwest (SW) of Canton
Located in Henderson County
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the North (N) of Canton
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the Southeast (SE) of Canton
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the Southeast (SE) of Canton
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the East (E) of Canton
Located in Smith County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Canton.
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This page was last modified: 23 Feb 2020