Is Canton MA a good place to live?

Photo by: John Phelan

Canton is a town that lies at the foot of Great Blue Hill with a population of 24,370 according to the 2020 census. Located about 15 miles southwest of downtown Boston, it makes it perfect for commuting to work. This Greater Boston community borders the towns of Dedham, Milton, Norwood, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, Westwood, and Hyde Park.

Schools in Canton

Public Elementary Schools
John F. Kennedy School
Lt. Peter M. Hansen School
Dean S. Luce School

Public Middle School
William H. Galvin Middle School

Public High School
Canton High School

Private School
St. John the Evangelist

Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton Campus of Massasoit Community College
Clarke Boston
Judge Rotenberg Educational Center

Things to Do in Canton

Trillium Brewing Company
Experience a modern New England farmhouse-inspired brewery.

Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon
Home to an extensive collection of natural history, art, and photography.

Blue Hills Ski Area
Season passes, lift tickets, rentals, lessons, and other special programs. Voted Best of Boston for 2022.

Global Flight Adventures
Offering virtual flight simulations and group activities.

Tree Top Adventures
Zipline and aerial adventure park with climbing and obstacle courses.

Canton Ice House
Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf and Public Skate.

Nature Experiences in Canton

Signal Hill
Experience beautiful views of the Blue Hills with access to the Neponset River.

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate
Visit the elegant gardens and country house. Then, explore the surrounding fields, pastures, and woodlands of the old working farm.

Restaurants in Canton

Takara Japanese Restaurant
Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Rosetta’s Italian Restaurant

Stone L’Oven Pizza

Gourmet Garden Canton
Asian, Sushi

Waterfall Bar & Grille
American, Bar

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Is Canton MA a good place to live? Map of Canton

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