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Canton, MA - Norfolk County
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Town Hall
801 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021
Tel: (781) 821- 5000

Helpful Links

Official Town Website
Canton Public Library
Canton Schools

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The town of Canton is a primarily residential community conveniently located 18 miles south of Boston. The town enjoys a prime location with easy and direct acces to the state's major highways, including Rte. 128, I-95, and Rte 24, and is served by major commuter and passenger rail.

The community has a good mix of established neighborhoods, and new homes and manitains a historic charm. The town provides a high level of municipal services to its community including and excellent library, school system and recreation programs.

Useful Phone Numbers

Organization Phone Number
Police Dept., non-emergency (781) 821-5090
Fire Dept., non-emergency (781) 821-5095
Water Department (781) 821-5017
Town Clerk (781) 821-5013
Treasurer/Tax Collector (781) 821-5006
Parks & Recreation (781) 821-5030
School Administration (781) 821-5060
Public Library (781) 821-5027
Housing Authority (781) 821-5003
Public Works (781) 821-5023
Health, Board of (781) 821-5021

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