Canton Township

Canton became an official Michigan Township on March 7, 1873. It has continued to expand and today is a dynamic and diverse community. It is located in southeastern Michigan between Detroit and Ann Arbor and conveniently accessed via the I-275 Corridor as well as US 23 and Michigan Avenue. Canton is a well-planned community which continues to see thriving growth in retail, commercial, and light industry.

Home to Michigan’s only IKEA, Canton residents, and visitors can enjoy over 300 retail, commercial, and medical facilities along Ford Road’s downtown development district. Shop Canton helps you find your way through the downtown district by color-coding with street light flags for each section. Each color block has its own amenities, shops, and restaurants that include hosting a variety of summer concerts and events.

Canton is ranked as one of the safest communities in the US. It offers top-quality schools, a wide –variety of housing options, a world-class library, 6 beautiful community parks, two golf courses, a Dog Park, bike trails, two theaters, and a wide variety of community events like weekly farm markets and festivals. Come and explore Canton!

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