Canton Township, Michigan facts for kids

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Canton Charter Township, Michigan
Motto: Michigan's Community of Vision.
Location of Canton within Michigan
Location of Canton within Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
Settled 1825
Organized 1834
 • 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 (2000)
 • Total 86,539
 • Density 2,121.5/sq mi (819.0/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

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.

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