Canton, Barron County, Wisconsin

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Canton, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Canton is located in Wisconsin
Canton is located in the US
Coordinates: 45°25′41″N 91°39′36″W / 45.42806°N 91.66000°W / 45.42806; -91.66000Coordinates: 45°25′41″N 91°39′36″W / 45.42806°N 91.66000°W / 45.42806; -91.66000
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
Town Sumner
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
GNIS feature ID 1562707[1]

Canton is an unincorporated community in the town of Sumner, Barron County, Wisconsin, United States. Canton is 5 miles (8 km) east-northeast of Cameron.

Canton was platted in 1884 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Canton was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1985.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Canton, Barron County, Wisconsin
  2. ^ Gordon, Newton S. (1922). History of Barron County, Wisconsin. H.C. Cooper, Jr., & Company. p. 1137. 
  3. ^ "Barron County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 June 2017.