Welcome to the City of Canton

As the seat of Van Zandt County and host of the original world-famous First Monday Trade Days, Canton is the center of activity not only for a thriving county, but also for much of East Texas. First Monday has attracted restaurants, shops and businesses not usually found in other small towns.


Find out information on current and past elections and results.


Click here for the City of Canton's upcoming and past meeting agendas/minutes.


Canton is in Northeast Texas along Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 19 & 64.


Forms and publications that are requested most often are available for download.


Employment opportunities, job applications, and current employee forms.

Code Enforcement

Code of ordinances available for download for the City of Canton.

Code Red

Code Red is an emergency notification network that the City of Canton provides.


Learn more about Canton, TX through a quick video.

Citizen of the Year

Canton selects a citzen of the year each year. Find out more.