Conveniently located between Atlanta and the Blue Ridge Mountains, Canton is part of Cherokee County, the fastest growing county in Atlanta (in 2017). Canton still embodies small-town charm despite its rapid growth. In 2017, a new Northside Hospital opened right off I-575, creating several jobs for this growing area. They have great shopping (including the outlet shoppes nearby in Woodstock), dining, events, and great parks and trails. Canton’s Historic Downtown includes a business district with a myriad of shops and restaurants, and holds several events throughout the year. Although housing is extremely affordable, along with the steady rise in home prices over the last few years, Canton has seen an increase as well. However, it’s a great place with many subdivisions with several amenities to choose from.