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Canton, Kansas

Canton, Kansas

"Gateway to Maxwell Game Preserve"

Canton is located six miles south of the Maxwell Refuge and provides full services - groceries, gas, home-cooked meals, and most of your daily conveniences.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Maxwell Wildlife Refuge

No other place in Kansas can buffalo and elk be viewed as they can at the 2800-acre Maxwell Wildlife Refuge. Voted as one of 8

Canton, KS Wildlife Refuges

Chisholm Trail/Santa Fe Trails Meet

Two of the most historic trails of Kansas, the Santa Fe Trail and the Chisholm Trail, meet just 3 miles east of Canton on Highway 56, on the McPherson/Marion County line, the only place in the United States where these two trails cross.

Canton, KS Pioneer Life

Canton Carnegie Library

The 1921 Canton Township Carnegie Library still seems to be in great shape on North Main. It was the last Carnegie Library built in Kansas and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987

Canton, KS Carnegie Libraries

Interesting Stonework

There's some interesting stonework in the buildings in the park just south of downtown.

Canton, KS Arts

1883 Jail

The pioneer 1883 jail on Allen Street can be seen by appointment.

Canton, KS Pioneer Life

Things to do near Canton, KS

Circle "E" Feedlot Tours

Custom feeding operation for 12,000 to 15,000 head of cattle. Tours by appointment. ...

Plumb Place

Carrie Plumb was the widow of Emporia Founder and United States Senator Preston B. Plumb. She built the house in 1895 around ...