The sleepy town of Canton, NC, was once little more than a stopping point midway between the larger hubs of Asheville and Waynesville. Today, visitors are drawn to the historic downtown, while new residents are attracted to the area’s affordability and quality of life. And much of that draw is thanks to Canton’s growing foodie […]
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48 Hours in Canton, NC: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfect Weekend
Located about halfway between West Asheville and Waynesville, just off Interstate 40, Canton is a modern snapshot of a classic mill town. The downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. And many of the unique and beautiful bungalows and buildings around town, once built for mill workers and managers, are still […]
How to Describe Canton, NC in 3 Specific Words
After many years as a quiet mill town, Canton has seen an economic and community resurgence over the last decade thanks to new businesses and changing demographics. The sleepy town was once little more than a stopping point midway between the larger hubs of Asheville and Waynesville. Today, visitors are drawn to the town’s historic […]
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Canton, NC: One Small Town that’s Open for Business
After decades as a quiet mill town, Canton, NC is enjoying an economic resurgence thanks to new businesses and changing demographics. Learn more about the many ways you can Live the Life You Choose in Canton, North Carolina. “I think what is special about Canton is the quality of life,” says Jason Burrell, […]
Pints in Paper Town: BearWaters Brewing Reopens in Canton
Driving around downtown Canton on a recent weekend, it was weird to have a hard time finding a parking space. In most Western North Carolina communities during the busy summer tourist season, this is the norm. But, for the blue-collar paper mill town of Canton, finding a parking spot has never been an issue. That […]
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3 Places in Waynesville to Celebrate during Black History Month
At 1.5% in Waynesville and 1.4% in greater Haywood County, according to 2022 census numbers, the local African American population isn’t necessarily strong in numbers. But compared to their portion of the population, the community has an outsized impact on local history. There have been many Black leaders and pioneers in Waynesville over the years. […]
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Western North Carolina is a mosaic of warm, welcoming communities. That’s one of the reasons why the region has soared in popularity in recent years! It is just as easy to discover a private rural community in Waynesville as it is an urban condominium building overlooking bustling Asheville, an artfully-designed master planned golf community in […]