Among all of our historic charm, Canton is home to Nissan, a 3.5 million square foot advanced auto assembly plant that employs 4200 people including residents from 80 of the 82 counties in the state. The plant is one of the most advanced plants in the industry.

In the summer of 2011, Canton welcomed our new Madison River Oaks Hospital, a full-service 67 bed hospital with a wide array of services. The 113,000 square foot facility will employ 230+ skilled physicians and support staff.

The city provides job listings online for your convenience.



            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Canton, Mississippi, will accept applications for the position of Director of Building and Development until the close of business on the 6th day of August, 2018, in the Canton City Hall, 226 East Peace Street, Canton, Mississippi.  An application package containing the job description, salary range and list of benefits may be requested from the City Clerk’s Office at the above address from 8:00o’clock a.m. until 5:00 o’clock p.m., Monday through Friday; by mail at P. O. Box 1605, Attn:  Valerie Smith, City Clerk, Canton, MS  39046; or by telephone, 601-859-4331.

            BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF CANTON, MS, this the 17th day of July, 2018.


                                                                                                s/Valerie Smith                          

                                                                                                Valerie Smith, City Clerk

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