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Canton City

Cherokee County, Georgia

Canton City Hall is located at 151 Elizabeth Street, Canton, GA 30114.
Phone: 770‑704‑1500.


The City of Canton, the county seat of Cherokee County, was established in 1832. The city was incorporated under the name Etowah in 1833 then changed to Canton December 18, 1834. The founders of Canton attempted to establish silk production but failed; however, the city is named after the city in China. [1]

  1. State of Georgia, City of Canton, canton.georgia.gov, accessed May, 2012.