Canton is located in the county of Stark. It covers a total area of 65.99 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, cleaning, textiles, pharmaceuticals, health, insurance, metal, oil and lubrication and real estate, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by aircraft maintenance, art galleries, arts and crafts shop, auto repair facilities, financial institutions, breakfast restaurants, bridal shops, campgrounds, clinics, manufacturing of computer peripherals, consignment shops, discount stores and supermarkets, enhancing the financial viability of the city.