The city of Canton is located in the county of Fulton. It covers a total area of 20.9 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, apparel, information technology, courier, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, hotel, insurance, real estate and telecommunication. The local inhabitants are engaged in service-oriented jobs related to auto repair, childcare, financial advisory, printing and consultancy in retirement planning, contribute to the economy in a positive way.