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The City of Canton is located in McPherson County in the state of Kansas (KS).

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Canton, Kansas, a City, in McPherson County was platted in 1879. spans over 0.5 square miles and has a population of 748 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.

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Canton Latitude: 38.3915 Longitude: -97.4269

The Zip Code for Canton, KS is: 67428

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The City of Canton

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Canton Kansas Physical Characteristics:

The City of Canton has an area of 0.5 square miles
  • Land: 0.5019444015444 Sq. Mi. (100.00%)
  • Water: 0 Sq. Mi.(0.00%)
The Canton City takes up 0.1% of the area of McPherson County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +38.3859386
  • Longitude: -097.4300399
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Canton, KS Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 32.63 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 14.4 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00143134 GOESSEL 2 NW
Latitude: 38.2656 Longitude: -97.3883 Elevation: 457.2 feet.

Canton, KS Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Canton was 748 people, which is 2.6 % of the entire population of McPherson County.


  • 46.79% Male
  • 53.21% Female


  • 96.925% White
  • 0.401% Black
  • 0.134% Asian
  • 0.13% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.27% Pacific Islander
  • 1.872% Mixed
  • 0.267% Other


  • 98.13% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.87% Hispanic or Latino
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Canton, KS Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 336
  • Occupied: 301 (89.58%)
  • Vacant: 35 (10.42%)
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Canton-Galva High School
821103 - Schools
506 S Kansas St, Canton, Kansas 67428-0000
Eric Steele (620) 628-4401 (620) 628-4951
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