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Canton, Texas

As a farming and livestock market, the county seat of Van Zandt County was originally located in Henderson County.

Canton is noted for "First Monday Trade Days," which runs sun-up 'til sun-down Thursday through Sunday prior to the first Monday of each month. See 300 acres of antiques, arts and crafts, and handmade articles at one of the nation's largest, best-known, and most interesting flea markets. (Most of the activity is on Saturday and Sunday). Places to shop during the trade days are: Old Mill Marketplace, The Village, East Gate Market Place, the Original grounds and the Dixie House sections.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Twin Lakes Golf Course

Recently chosen by the Dallas Morning News as one of the Top Ten New Courses in Texas, Twin Lakes offers one of the most challenging layouts in East Texas. With rolling tree lined fairways, TifEagle Bermuda greens and two sparkling lakes, Twin Lakes'

Canton, TX Golf Courses

The Mountain

One of Texas's best kept secrets is located here in Canton, TX. Visit the old west town full of shops, fun and live events, including shootouts, stage hall dancing and performing artists. Late night shopping ends at 11

Canton, TX Venues

Blackwell House Museum

The Blackwell House is known as the oldest house in Canton. This residence was built for Henry F. Blackwell, II and his wife Nannie Jane Blackwell. An early merchant in Canton, Blackwell also served as County Sheriff. Records state that the house was built in 1886 and was home to the Blackwell'

Canton, TX Museums

Van Zandt Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Canton, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Canton, TX

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park

Visiting Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site is an enjoyable experience on two levels. First, the expansive park gro...

Old Fort Graham

A U.S. military post was established in 1849 at Fort Graham. As the line of settlement moved westward, the need for the fort ...

Sneed Log Cabin

In 1838, Joseph P. Sneed crossed the prairies on horseback to bring his family and the Bible to a new home in Texas. He and h...

Lake Waco Country Club -Par 3

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Stone Works Climbing Gym features a 110-ft. grain silo converted into a climbing wall. Climbing facilities for beginner, inte...