Canton was originally Cherokee Indian Territory. A post office first opened here in 1837 and the community at the time was named Pigeon River.
Be Prepared for the Cold, Snow
Does your family or business have a plan for the unexpected? Whether it's a weather-related incident, a natural disaster or any of a number of other incidents that can occur, it pays to take time to plan. Following are some links that can help. For questions or more information, please call Haywood County Emergency Management at 828-456-2391.