The town of Canton is located in the county of St. Lawrence. It covers a total area of 274.3 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, finance, beverages, dairy, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, freight forwarding, health, industrial and commercial machinery, optical goods, real estate and media. Commercial spaces are available are utilized by yogurt shops, wine shops, service stations, restaurants, resale shops and printing services, contributing to the economy in a positive way.