Located about 40 miles north of Downtown Atlanta, Canton is one of the city’s northern suburbs. Like many Southern railroad towns, Canton contains a historic downtown with wide sidewalks wrapped around a central green space. Canton is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is bisected by the Etowah River. The Hickory Log Creek Reservoir is at the city's north end.
Canton is the county seat of Cherokee County. This popular city is fast-growing, the population more than doubling in the past 10 years. The scenic landscape, the historic downtown and the family-friendly atmosphere make Canton a terrific choice for your next home.