Canton, Texas

Mercy L. Rushing
Canton EDC
119 N. Buffalo
Canton, TX 75103
  Phone: 903.567.1851
Fax: 000.000.0000
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The City of Canton has now grown to a population of 5,147. With that growth has come new businesses, enlarging of old businesses. Mill Creek Ranch was opened in 2008 and has been named the second best RV Recreational Resort in Texas.

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Community Name  3,292 5,147  
Commuting Area (miles/minutes)      
Source: U.S. Census       MPRG Inc Consulting Firm

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link 
Winning Strategies Inbound/Outbound Call Center 125
Homemade Gourmet Food 50
Mill Creek RV Park/Cottage Resort  Tourism -Upscale Resort 42
Splash Kingdom  Tourism -Water Park 100
Wal-Mart Super Center Retail/Grocery 350  

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100**
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
City Name:  Canton $0.42523
Name of ISD: Canton ISD $1.47100
Junior College Name:  None $0.00000
County Name:  Van Zandt County $0.40343
Special Purpose $0.00000
Special Purpose $0.00000
Special Purpose $0.00000
TOTAL: $2.29966

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Distance To:
City:  Canton  Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 50 minutes 
Shreveport, LA. 2 hours
Fort Worth, Texas  1 hour and 45 Min.
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
State Highway: Hwy. 19, 64, 198 & 243  
US Highway:  I-20  Dallas/Ft. - Shreveport, La.

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Utility Information
Utility City of Canton
Electricity  Oncor & Trinity Valley Elec. Co.
Natural Gas  Atmos 
Telecommunications Verizon (Digital) & AT & T
Water -City of Canton Peak Load Max. gallons per day (millions) 2,000,000
Sewer - City of Canton Max. gallons per day (millions) 1.3 mgpd

Canton Economic Dev. Corp.
Available Incentives * Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement      No
Land       Yes
Relocation Incentives       Yes
Cash Grants       Yes
Employment Incentives       Yes