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.
  • Route 716 bus service is available to Mattapan Station in the MBTA system. Monday through Saturday during daytime hours. Often operates very infrequently.

Get aroundEdit

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 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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