Canton is a city located in the Massachusetts region of the United States. During the most recent census, Canton had a population of 21,679. Canton is the 80th most poplulated city in the Massachusetts region, the 2,042nd most populated city in the United States and the 12,963rd most populated city in the world. Canton is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Canton adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Canton is located at sea level (35 meters / 115 feet). The closest cities to Canton are Sharon (4.8 km / 3.0 miles), Stoughton (5.1 km / 3.2 miles), Norwood (6.0 km / 3.8 miles), Randolph (8.6 km / 5.3 miles) and Walpole (8.8 km / 5.5 miles)