Canton, Ohio

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Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.wikipedia
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Stark County, Ohio

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Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.
Its county seat is Canton.

Ohio

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Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.
Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Mansfield, and Youngstown are in the Northeast, known for major industrial companies Goodyear Tire and Rubber and Timken, top ranked colleges Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University, the Cleveland Clinic, and cultural attractions including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Big Five group Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Canton is chiefly notable for being the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the birthplace of the National Football League.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.

McKinley National Memorial

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The McKinley National Memorial and the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum commemorate his life and presidency.
The McKinley National Memorial in Canton, Ohio, United States, is the final resting place of William McKinley, who served as the 25th President of the United States from 1897 to his assassination in 1901.

Ida Saxton McKinley

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Canton was also chosen as the site of the First Ladies National Historic Site largely in honor of his wife, Ida Saxton McKinley.
Ida was born in Canton, Ohio, the elder daughter of James Saxton, prominent Canton banker, and Katherine DeWalt.

William McKinley

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25th U.S. President William McKinley conducted the famed front porch campaign, which won him the presidency of the United States in the 1896 election, from his home in Canton.
After the war, he settled in Canton, Ohio, where he practiced law and married Ida Saxton.

Northeast Ohio

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It is located approximately 60 mi south of Cleveland and 20 mi south of Akron in Northeast Ohio.

First Ladies National Historic Site

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Canton was also chosen as the site of the First Ladies National Historic Site largely in honor of his wife, Ida Saxton McKinley.
First Ladies National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Site located in Canton, Ohio.

Canton Bulldogs

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The attendees included Ralph Hay, owner of the Hupmobile showroom and the hometown Canton Bulldogs, and George Halas, owner of the Decatur Staleys.
The Canton Bulldogs were a professional American football team, based in Canton, Ohio.

Ralph Hay

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The attendees included Ralph Hay, owner of the Hupmobile showroom and the hometown Canton Bulldogs, and George Halas, owner of the Decatur Staleys.
After high school in Canton, Hay, at age 18, went to work as an automobile salesman for a local dealership.

Ridgewood Historic District

The Ridgewood Historic District is a historic residential neighborhood in Canton that, due to its architectural significance, was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1982.
The Ridgewood Historic District is a residential neighborhood in Canton, Ohio.

National Football League

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Canton is chiefly notable for being the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the birthplace of the National Football League. On December 6, 1959, the Canton Repository, a local newspaper, called for city officials to lobby the National Football League to create a football hall of fame in the community.
On August 20, 1920, a meeting was held by representatives of the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, and Dayton Triangles at the Jordan and Hupmobile auto showroom in Canton, Ohio.

History of the Chicago Bears

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The attendees included Ralph Hay, owner of the Hupmobile showroom and the hometown Canton Bulldogs, and George Halas, owner of the Decatur Staleys.
On September 17, 1920, 13 team representatives, including those representing Halas' team, met in Canton, Ohio to create a new football league.

Massillon, Ohio

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Typically within the city numbered streets run east and west and radiate from the Tuscarawas Street baseline, while named avenues run north and south.This system extends into Stark County but is not shared by the cities of Massillon, Louisville, East Canton, Minerva or North Canton, which have their own internal address grids.
Massillon is a city in Stark County in the U.S. state of Ohio, approximately 8 mi west of Canton, 20 mi south of Akron, and 50 mi south of Cleveland.

The Repository

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On December 6, 1959, the Canton Repository, a local newspaper, called for city officials to lobby the National Football League to create a football hall of fame in the community.
The Repository is an American daily local newspaper serving the Canton, Ohio area.

Timken Company

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The Timken Company has been among the largest employers in Canton for nearly 100 years. Several other large companies operate in the greater-Canton area, including Timken Company a maker of tapered roller bearings; Belden Brick Company, a brick and masonry producer; Diebold, a maker of ATMs, electronic voting devices, and bank vaults, and Medline Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies.
In 1901, the company moved to Canton, Ohio, as the automobile industry began to overtake the carriage industry.

George Halas

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The attendees included Ralph Hay, owner of the Hupmobile showroom and the hometown Canton Bulldogs, and George Halas, owner of the Decatur Staleys.
In 1920, Halas represented the Staleys at the meeting which formed the American Professional Football Association (which became the NFL in 1922) in Canton, Ohio.

Nimishillen Creek

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Founded in 1805 alongside the Middle and West Branches of Nimishillen Creek, Canton became a heavy manufacturing center because of its numerous railroad lines.
Via Sandy Creek and the Tuscarawas, Muskingum and Ohio Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 187 square miles (484 km²), including the city of Canton.

Canton–Massillon, Ohio, metropolitan area

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Canton is the largest municipality in the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Stark and Carroll counties.
The Canton–Massillon metropolitan statistical area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Northeast Ohio, anchored by the cities of Canton and Massillon.

Louisville, Ohio

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Typically within the city numbered streets run east and west and radiate from the Tuscarawas Street baseline, while named avenues run north and south.This system extends into Stark County but is not shared by the cities of Massillon, Louisville, East Canton, Minerva or North Canton, which have their own internal address grids.
Harrisburg initially flourished due to its accessibility as a stagecoach stop between Canton, Alliance, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh.

Dueber-Hampden Watch Company

The Dueber-Hampden Watch Company was an important employer in Canton during the early 1920s.
In 1888, Dueber bought Hampden and moved both companies to a dual set of factory buildings in Canton, Ohio.

William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum

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The McKinley National Memorial and the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum commemorate his life and presidency.
The library, which is located at the foot of the McKinley National Memorial, is owned and operated by the Stark County Historical Society, and located in Canton, Ohio, where McKinley built his career as lawyer, prosecuting attorney, congressman, governor and president.

Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio

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Canton is bordered by Plain Township and North Canton to the north, Meyers Lake and Perry Township to the west, Canton Township to the South, and Nimishillen Township, Osnaburg Township and East Canton to the east.
The city of Canton, the county seat of Stark County, occupies much of northern Canton Township.

Nimishillen Township, Stark County, Ohio

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Canton is bordered by Plain Township and North Canton to the north, Meyers Lake and Perry Township to the west, Canton Township to the South, and Nimishillen Township, Osnaburg Township and East Canton to the east.
Two cities are located in Nimishillen Township: Louisville in the south, and a small part of Canton, the county seat of Stark County, in the southwest.

Diebold Nixdorf

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Several other large companies operate in the greater-Canton area, including Timken Company a maker of tapered roller bearings; Belden Brick Company, a brick and masonry producer; Diebold, a maker of ATMs, electronic voting devices, and bank vaults, and Medline Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies.
Currently Diebold Nixdorf is headquartered in the Akron-Canton area with a presence in around 130 countries, and the company employs approximately 23,000 people.