Welcome to Canton Connecticut

CantonCT.us is Canton, Connecticut’s community website offering information about shops, services, restaurants, amenities, schools and a calendar of events plus much, much more!

Whether you’re looking to canoe or kayak on the Farmington River, peruse the offerings of scores of local antique dealers or visit an ever increasing number of specialty retailers and restaurants, Canton, CT deserves a visit!

Located 14 miles west of Hartford, Canton, CT offers a quiet suburban lifestyle, with easy access to the cultural offerings of downtown Hartford, such as The Bushnell, The Wadsworth Atheneum, and the soon-to-be-completed Adrian’s Landing.

Gazebo at Town Green
Gazebo at Town Green
Farmington River
Farmington River

While Canton is a rapidly growing community, this town of 9,000 people has also managed to stay true to it’s rich history. One can enjoy the rural beauty of North Canton, the quaint feel of the Village of Collinsville or experience the relaxed bustle of the newly opened Shoppes at Farmington Valley. And don’t forget fun traditions such as Collinsville’s Halloween Parade or their annual Chile Fest in late spring!

Convenient to both Hartford and the Litchfield Hills, if you’re looking for a variety of shopping, relaxation or dining options, Canton, CT is definitely worth the trip!

Canton consists of four sections: Canton, Canton Center, North Canton and Collinsville. The town is served by U.S. Routes 44 and 202, as well as Connecticut Routes 177, 179, and 309. Commuter bus service to Hartford is provided by Connecticut Transit Hartford; a Park & Ride lot is on Old River Road in Collinsville. Intercity train and bus services are provided from Union Station in Hartford, and the nearest large airport is Bradley International Airport, about 13 miles (21 km) away in Windsor Locks.

Collinsville Canoe & Kayak
Collinsville Canoe & Kayak
Canton Moose
Canton Moose
Collins Axe Mill
Collins Axe Mill
Collinsville Downtown
Collinsville Downtown

Announcements

CantonCT.us has two great new features:

1. Businesses can add their own free listings and edit them anytime.

The listings come with contact information like address, phone number, business URL (if one exists), photo/image and a description. To add a listing first click on the Register link in the right hand column. Once you have registered you can login and add a free listing.

2. Categories are now mapped.

Canton Bridge
Canton Bridge
Lake Compounce
Lake Compounce