Canton (pop 6,300, founded 1801) is the county seat of St. Lawrence County in northern New York. This tiny village is home to the State University of New York at Canton and to St. Lawrence University.
Canton is 11 miles southwest of Potsdam (New York) on US Route 11.
- Best Service Taxi, 1949 State Highway 68, ☏ . 8AM-10PM.
- Carrier's Taxi, 16 Gouverneur St., ☏ .
- 1 St. Lawrence University, 23 Romoda Drive, toll-free: . Founded 1857, this four-year liberal arts college has 2500 students and is home to North Country Public Radio (WSLU 89.5). Eight buildings in the St. Lawrence University-Old Campus Historic District are listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.
- 2 Richard F Brush Art Gallery, 23 Romoda Drive, ☏ . On SLU campus.
- 3 SUNY Canton, 34 Cornell Drive, ☏ , toll-free: .
- 4 Silas Wright House, 3 East Main Street (US Route 11), ☏ . Tue-Sat noon-4pm, Fri until 8pm. Museum and archives.
- 1 Appleton Golf Course, ☏ . On SLU campus, adjacent to BWI University Inn, 18 holes, par 72. $14/9 holes, $18/18 holes + $12 for cart.
- 2 Higley Flow State Park, 442 Cold Brook Dr, Colton, ☏ . Wooded park with sandy beach on Raquette River, swimming, fishing, canoeing, picnic area, nature trails for hiking and cross-country skiing. Snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing.
- 1 Canton Farmers Market, 17 Park St, opposite 1st Presbyterian Church (in the park), ☏ . Tue, Fri 9AM-2PM.
- A1 Oriental Kitchen, 43 Main, ☏ . 11AM-10:30PM daily, noon-10:30PM Sun. Cantonese.
- Blackbird Café, 107 Main St., ☏ . 8AM-8PM Mo-We, 8AM-9PM Th-Fr, 9-9 Sat, 10-2 Sun. Tapas, wine, Sunday brunch.
- Sergi's, 31 Main St, ☏ . Italian restaurant, pizza, banquet hall.
- Hot Tamale, 67 Main St., ☏ . Mexican.
- Mulligan's, 70 Sullivan Drive, ☏ .
- Pub 56, on St. Lawrence University campus between Hulett and Jencks, +1 315 229-7756
- [dead link] St Lawrence Brewing Company, 19 Commerce Ln #4, ☏ .
- 1 Best Western University Inn, 90 E Main St., ☏ , fax: . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. County Seat Restaurant & Lounge, golf course, wi-fi, indoor pool, banquet and meeting facilities for 250. 99 rooms. $110+.
- 2 White Pillars, 395 Old State Rd., ☏ . B&B style waterfront country inn, 6 miles (10km) from town; breakfast is $10 extra. $115-165.
|Routes through Canton|
|Malone ← Potsdam ←||N S||→ Watertown → Syracuse|