Canton [Hartford County] Connecticut was incorporated from Simsbury, May, 1806. The name Canton was suggested by the late Ephraim Mills, derived from a likeness to a Swiss canton. Original name, "Suffrage."
Area, 25.0 sq. miles. Population, est., 8,115. Voting districts, 1. Principal industries, manufacture of chemicals, wrought iron, brass, electro magnetic clutches and brakes, moment of inertia measuring instruments, art galleries, antique shops.
Canton includes the villages of Canton Center, Collinsville, and North Canton.
Historical and descriptive information for Canton and its villages of Canton Center, Collinsville and North Canton.
Dedicated to conservation of the natural resources of the town, including water resources, woodlands and open spaces, the plant life therein, and unique scenic natural and historic sites.
Retail canoes, kayaks and accessories, plus rentals, lessons, guided trips and special events.
Information on facility plus programs, and classes.
Generators for residential and commercial applications.
Municipal information for Canton, Canton Center, Collinsville and North Canton, including government, library information, town budget, park and recreation, community calendar and senior services.
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