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Welome to Canton

Located around 25 minutes east of Ann Arbor and 40 minutes from Detroit, the Charter Township of Canton is a growing city with around 90,000 residents. Don't let Canton's size fool you, though—this one-of-a-kind community still has that unique small-town feel you won't find anywhere else.

Canton: City Conveniences, Suburban Charm

Spend one day in Canton, and you'll see why this blossoming city is known as "Michigan's Community of Vision." Situated between Ann Arbor and Detroit, Canton is home to some of the area's top attractions, including various parks, golf courses, shopping centers, and even a farmers market. And if you want to live like a Canton local, try exploring local businesses along Ford Road or catching a show at the Village Theater. 

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Live, Work, and Play in Canton

Stellar shopping

Whether you want to shop local or check out some of the area's best big-box stores, you'll never find a shortage of retail destinations in Canton. The area is home to Michigan's only IKEA, the bustling Ford Road commercial district, and various shopping centers. Don't forget to stop by the town's farmers market, which sells local produce and artisanal goods from May through October.

Delicious dining

There's always a new restaurant or bars to try when you live in Canton! If you're looking for recommendations, try starting your day with a heaping plate of pancakes from Biscuits and Gravy on Ford Road. L George's Coney Island, Spoon's Place, and Basement Burger Bar are some of Canton's best lunch spots. And for dinner, you simply can't beat Antonio's Cucina, Rose's Restaurant, or Mexican Fiesta. 

A+ schools

Even if you don't have children, it's still worth taking a look at local schools—they can actually influence property values over time! Luckily, younger residents of the Canton area are primarily served by Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, which has earned a coveted "A" ranking from Niche.com. Smaller portions of the township attend Wayne-Westland Community Schools or Van Buren Public Schools.

Career opportunities

Thanks to its ideal location near Ann Arbor, Detroit, and the University of Michigan, residents of Canton enjoy a relatively short commute. Many of the world's greatest automotive companies are still headquartered in the Detroit Metro area, including General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Yazaki, Sysco, IKEA, and Meijer are just a few of Canton's largest employers. 

Wondering What's Around?

My Favorite Local Picks

Heritage Park

As the most popular destination in all of Canton, Heritage Park boasts everything from an amphitheater to a splash pad and even various sports courts. If you want to get out and savor some time in nature, this is the perfect spot to visit.

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Summer Palooza

Hosted in Heritage Park each year, the Summer Palooza is a community event that celebrates the longest days of the year. Come relish in live music, food, and games with neighbors!

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Canton Sports Center

Fans and players of all ages partake in the year-round events at the Canton Sports Center. Come join a league, watch a game, or just take advantage of the top-notch public facilities. 

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Village Theater

You'll find the Village Theater tucked in Canton's scenic Cherry Hill neighborhood. This 400-seat venue showcases plays, exhibits, and classes for Canton residents.

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Ready to Find Home in Canton?

Canton is truly a one-of-a-kind community, and I'd love to help you find your new niche. Whether you're buying or selling a home in the Canton area, feel free to give me a call—I look forward to being your agent for life!

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