The Collinsville section of Canton, Connecticut is a factory town in New England. Listed as one of "America's 10 Coolest Small Towns" in Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine. Visit us to explore the past. Ready to shop? Looking for a specific Merchant or restaurant? You're in the right place! Browse a list of local merchants below. Click on the merchant to connect to their website or email. You will be amazed by how little has changed in this town since the early 1900s, Most of the buildings were built to house and support employees of the Collins Company, which thrived from 1826 - 1966. From shopping to browsing Collinsville offers you a selection of merchants that offer everything from antiques to contemporary crafts. Visit Antiques on the Farmington with over 70 dealers located in a former Collins Axe Company building. You'll want to pack your fishing gear, hiking gear, and bring your camera. Collinsville offers outdoor activities like canoeing, kayaking, or fishing on the Farmington River. You can also enjoy a leisurely stroll or brisk jog along the Farmington Valley Greenway. Collinsville was listed as one of "America's 10 coolest small towns" in the September 2007 issue of Arthur Frommer's Budget travel magazine. You'll take a step back in time in this New England factory town, and be able to experience it past and present. Want to know more about Collinsville? Check out the Community links below for upcoming events, news, arts, recreation, and more! Also find out about local events that occur anually like Sam Collins Day, and the Collinsville Halloween Parade.