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About Canton, Massachusetts

Coordinates: 42°09?30?N 71°08?43?W? / ?42.15833°N 71.14528°W? / 42.15833; -71.1452819.6 sq mi (50.7 km2)18.9 sq mi (49.0 km2)0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2) ? Density 1,140.8/sq mi (440.0/km2)www.town.canton.ma.usCanton is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 21,561 at the 2010 census. Canton is part of Greater Boston, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest of downtown Boston.

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  • Population Total: 21,561
  • Square Miles: 18.9
  • Area Code: 781 ; 339
  • Elevation: 100
  • Postal Codes: 02021
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
  • Website: http://www.town.canton.ma.us/