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Welcome to Canton, New York

Canton includes the Town of Canton, the Village of Canton, the Village of Rensselaer Falls, the Hamlets of Pyrites and Morley, and an abundance of beautiful open spaces. Located 25 minutes from both the Canadian border at the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, our community boasts: a vibrant downtown; safe, comfortable neighborhoods; thriving farms with rolling pastures; and open meadows, woodlands, and valleys all close to the beautiful Grasse River.


Notices & Announcements


Canton Fire Department Celebrates 150th

Congratulations to the Canton Fire Department for celebrating 150 years of service. Thank you to the Volunteer Firefighters and First...

September 12, 2019

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Legal NoticesPublic HearingsTownVillage

Legal Notice: Village & Town Public Hearing Comprehensive Plan

Village Board of Trustees and the Canton Town Board will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, in the Courtroom of the...

September 5, 2019

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Announcements / NoticesTown

Revised – Local Law to regulate Solar Energy Facilities in the Town

Revised Local Law – A Local Law to regulate Solar Energy Facilities in the Town Click here to review Revised Solar Local Law...

September 4, 2019

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Announcements / NoticesTownVillage

Comprehensive Plan Public Hearings – Draft Available Here

Public hearings on the final draft of the joint Canton Comprehensive Plan will be held as follows: Joint Town of Canton and Village of...

August 15, 2019

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