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North Industry (also Slabtown or Slab Town) is an unincorporated community in southern Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio, United States, along the Nimishillen Creek. Its altitude is 1,001 feet (305 m). The community is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area. North Industry is often referred to as "Canton South" by the local residents. The mayor of Slabtown (North Industry) is local resident Jeremy Noll.


A post office called North Industry was established in 1832, and remained in operation until 1956. Early industries at North Industry included a blast furnace and a watermill.


Children from North Industry attend the schools of the Canton Local School District.

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