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Canton is a southwestern suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.

Get in[edit]

  • Interstates 93 and 95 which separate in Canton with I-93 going east and then north to Boston and I-95 from Providence heading off around the west edge of Greater Boston.
  • MBTA commuter rail Attleboro/Stoughton Line passes through Canton.
  • Route 128 Station in bordering Westwood also has commuter rail into Boston. Amtrak trains also stop at Route 128.
  • Route 716 bus service is available to Mattapan Station in the MBTA system. Monday through Saturday during daytime hours. Often operates very infrequently.

Get around[edit]

Map of Canton (Massachusetts)

Given the infrequent bus service, getting around by car can be helpful.


  • 1 Irish Cultural Center, 200 New Boston Drive, +1 781 821-8291, fax: +1 781-821-8295. Library, music library and cultural objects. Thatched Irish cottage. Genealogical resources and advice. Friday night events and annual festival. Call before visiting to insure staffing by this volunteer organization.




  • 1 Olio Restaurant, 655 Washington St, +1 781 821-2396. Small and casual with creative American cuisine. $23-30.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Canton
BostonRandolph  N I-93.svg S  Ends at I-95.svg
WestonWestwood  N I-95.svg S  NorwoodProvidence
BostonRandolph  N US 1.svg S  DedhamProvidence
WestonWestwood  N MA Route 128.svg S  END
Boston via MA Route 28.svgMilton  N MA Route 138.svg S  StoughtonFall River
BostonWestwood  N MBTA Providence-Stoughton icon.png S  Sharon/StoughtonProvidence/END

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