The Town of Canton was incorporated in 1806. Records before that time can most likely be located in Simsbury or Burlington. Please note, however, that there was a fire in the Canton Town Clerk's office in 1838 so records before that time are not complete.
Researching genealogical information can be done in Canton by the public under the guidelines of the General Statutes. Genealogical research is not done by the Town Clerk staff. If you are unable to come into Town Hall yourself, you can find assistance through: