town in Massachusetts, United States

Canton is a southwestern suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.

Get inEdit

  • 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.
  • Bus service is available to Mattapan Station in the MBTA system.

Get aroundEdit


  • 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.




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



Go nextEdit

Routes through Canton
BostonRandolph  N   S  Ends at  
WestonWestwood  N   S  NorwoodProvidence
BostonRandolph  N   S  DedhamProvidence
WestonWestwood  N   S  END
Boston via  Milton  N   S  StoughtonFall River
BostonWestwood  N   S  Sharon/StoughtonProvidence/END

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