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Area Police Stations

Canton Police Department
Dean L McKimm(Chief of Police)
221 3rd St SW,
Canton, OH, 44702

Hills & Dales Police Department
Chad Lebold(Chief of Police)
2200 Dunkeith Dr NW,
Canton, OH, 44708

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The city of Canton, also called "Hall of Fame City" was incorporated in 1815 (village) and encompasses the following counties: Stark. Canton's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently William J. Healy II (D) .

Canton encompasses land area: 25.46 sq mi (65.94 km2), water area: 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2). The elevation is 1,060 ft (323 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 73,007. This equates to a population density of 2,867.5/sq mi (1,107.1/km2). The local time zone is EST (UTC-5).

Zip codes in Canton include 44700-44799. Local area codes are 330/234. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 39-12000, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.cantonohio.gov.

Canton is the county seat of Stark County in northeastern Ohio, approximately 24 miles (39 km) south of Akron and 60 miles (97 km) south of Cleveland.

The City of Canton is the largest incorporated area in the Canton-Massillon Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the Canton-Massillon metropolitan area, which includes all of Stark and Carroll counties, had a population of 404,422.

Founded in 1805 on the West and Middle Branches of the Nimishillen Creek, Canton became a manufacturing center because of its numerous railroad lines. After the decline of heavy manufacturing, the city's industry diversified into service economy, including retailing, education, finance, and healthcare.