Canton Township, Michigan

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Canton, Michigan
Charter township
Charter Township of Canton
Canton Municipal Building
Canton Municipal Building
Motto(s): Michigan's Community of Vision.
Location of Canton within Michigan
Location of Canton within Michigan
Canton, Michigan is located in the US
Canton, Michigan
Canton, Michigan
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°18′31″N 83°28′56″W / 42.30861°N 83.48222°W / 42.30861; -83.48222Coordinates: 42°18′31″N 83°28′56″W / 42.30861°N 83.48222°W / 42.30861; -83.48222
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
Settled 1825
Organized 1834
Government
 • Supervisor Pat Williams
Area
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land 36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)  0.0%
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 90,173
 • Density 2,505/sq mi (967.5/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48187-48188
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-13120[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626030[2]
Website www.canton-mi.org

Canton, Michigan is a township in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. About 85,539 people live in it according to an educated guess of the U.S. Census Bureau. The FBI decided that it is the 20th safest city in the United States.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Canton Township, Michigan
  3. Morgan Quitno Awards