Canton is the county seat of Cherokee County and was originally founded as a silk production town. The founders had so hoped to start a silk industry that they named the town honor of the Chinese silk production capital.
Interstate 575 runs right through the heart of Canton which sits in the center of Cherokee County. Just 40 miles from downtown Atlanta, Canton has continued to grow as the more folks are looking for a touch of country with easy access to the highway.
Canton offers a little of something for all home buyers offering homes in neighborhoods as well as homes on large acerage.
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