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Living a New urban/master planned Lifestyle in Canton, Georgia

Canton, Georgia, an old textile town in Georgia famous for its "Canton denim" is an example of city that is revitalzing itself through urban renewal and the use of a master plan.  Canton is the fastest growing city in Georgia and one of the fastest growing in the U.S.  Some of the exciting projects are for park and sidewalk improvements. The Historic Canton Theatre on Main Street features plays and other special events, and has injected new life into the downtown business district. Heritage Park is part of the Etowah greenway - there are trails for hiking and biking, a natural amphitheatre hosts many concerts and other events. There is an $8 million community center on Waleska Street, built in partnership with the Atlanta YMCA.

Where to Retire in Canton and Home Prices

There are several communities and many subdivisions within Canton (see links at right). 
According to Zillow, the median home value in Canton was a $315,131 in early 2020, and called it a "Very Hot" market at this time.

What Is Special about Canton

Fastest growing city in Georgia. This town has a tremendous plan for redevelopment and a lot going on.

What Is Not Special about Canton

Explosive growth

Climate and Physical Environment

Atlanta is just 33 miles to the south.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The downtown is busy and the new community center and amphitheatre have a lot going on


Crime in Canton is just over the national average.

Medical Facilities

Northside Hospital Cherokee


Atlanta is a world hub and it is just 33 miles away

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