Canton City Community Guide

Living in Canton, Ohio

Canton is a city located in Stark County, Ohio and is about 20 miles south of Akron and is minutes away from the Akron-Canton Airport. It is best known for being home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is the resting place of the 25th president of the United States, William McKinley, who called Canton his home.

The city was founded in 1805 and manufacturing was its primary source of employment because of the numerous railroads in the area. Today, healthcare and other service industries are major sources of employment including Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital and Aultman Hospital.

There are many things to do including dining at one of the many unique downtown restaurants, watching a performance at the Palace Theater or enjoying a beer at a local brewery!

Explore below to learn more about the area and to better understand homes for sale in Canton City, schools in the district, and other community information!

Canton, Ohio Real Estate

Home prices in the city of Canton are less than the national average price, making it an affordable and enjoyable place to live.

Search new listings for sale in Canton city from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), from all local realtor brokerages. Properties include residential homes, condos, multi-family, and land listings. Customize your own Canton real estate search and receive email listing alerts when new properties hit the market!

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Canton City Schools

The city of Canton has an early childhood center, six elementary schools, three intermediate schools, one middle school and one high school.

Neighborhood Resources

Check out these helpful community resources to help you navigate your way around the city!




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