Canton was originally Cherokee Indian Territory. A post office first opened here in 1837 and the community at the time was named Pigeon River.
BOCC Meetings video
Commissioner Meeting Videos
Following are links to videos for meetings of the Board of County Commissioners since the beginning of the current fiscal year. The videos are presented gavel-to-gavel and will usually be available online by the Friday following each Monday meetings. Regular board meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month.