Nestled in the heart of the Southern Appalachian Mountains on the Pigeon River and a mere 20 miles from downtown Asheville is Canton, NC, a historic mill town with unmatched character and pride. From the low cost of living and quaint downtown to the picturesque parkland, Canton possesses a number of unique assets and opportunities for people looking to visit, relocate, or open a business. Incorporated in 1937, Canton is home to the landmark Colonial Theater and the historic Imperial Hotel complex. The historic paper mill, Evergreen Packaging is located in the heart of downtown Canton. Evergreen Packaging is responsible for the production of Starbucks cups and other popular paper products used around the world. Also a must see, Lake Logan, one of the most beautiful mountain lakes on the East coast. Come see what Canton NC has to offer!