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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
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
Settled 1825
Organized 1834
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 UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
48187-48188
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-13120
GNIS feature ID 1626030

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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