Main Street


Megan Mitchell, Main Street Director

290 E. Tyler
Canton, Texas 75103
Phone - (903) 567-1851
Fax – (903) 567-1872


Since the Main Street Program was initiated, Canton has had more than $250,000 reinvested in the downtown buildings for restoration and has advanced 15 projects for the betterment of the City in addition to implementing its five-year Master Plan.

Canton entered the Texas Main Street Program in 2001 and has achieved recognition from the National Trust for Historical Preservation for ts efforts at revitalization.  As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Canton Main Street Program is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.  All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.

Main Street Board Members

Mary Lynn Baugh- Chairman 01/2014 to 12/2022
Maxine Sumner- Vice Chairman 07/2020 to 12/2023
Elaine Hubbard- Sec/Treas 01/2018 to 12/2023
Thomas Beckham  01/2018 to 12/2021
Jayla Bray 01/2018 to 01/2023
Eli Brown 10/2020 to 12/2022
Jessica Day 01/2020 to 12/2022
Jonathan Helvey 01/2020 to 12/2022
Katie McFarland 06/2018 to 12/2021
Kristi McLemore 01/2016 to 12/2021
Stephanie Taylor 03/2020 to 12/2022