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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
St. John the Evangelist
Blue Hills Regional Technical School
Canton Campus of Massasoit Community College
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.
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