Canton, Iowa

Canton is an unincorporated community in Jackson and Jones counties, Iowa, United States.[1]

Canton, Iowa
Canton is located in Iowa
Canton
Canton
Canton is located in the United States
Canton
Canton
Coordinates: 42°09′48″N 90°53′45″W / 42.16333°N 90.89583°W / 42.16333; -90.89583Coordinates: 42°09′48″N 90°53′45″W / 42.16333°N 90.89583°W / 42.16333; -90.89583
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountiesJackson, Jones
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID455154[1]

HistoryEdit

In the mid-19th century, Canton contained a flouring mill, a saw mill and a woolen factory powered by the waters of its river.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Canton, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ History of Jackson County, Iowa, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. 1910. p. 686.