About Canton, MI

The city of Canton is located in eastern Michigan's Wayne County. Technically, Canton is a charter township, but it is usually referred to as a city by those in the Michigan area. Canton has a population of nearly 80,000, making it one of the biggest townships in the entire state. The city has experienced significant growth in the 21st century while many other Michigan communities have shrunk. Canton’s resilience can be attributed to its solid schools and diverse employment opportunities.