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Welcome to Canfield ...

The city of Canfield is located in Mahoning County<1>.

The location of Canfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Canfield: CAN-feeld<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Canfield, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Canfield has a population of 7,189 people<4> (see below for details).

Canfield is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Canfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Canfield: (330) & (234)<6>

Websites for Canfield ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Canfield had an population of 7,189 people. This is a decrease of 4.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Canfield had a population of 7,515 people. This makes Canfield the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Canfield represents 0.07% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,515 people, the population of Canfield increased 1.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,374 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Canfield.

Communities Also Named Canfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Canfield - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Ontario and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Canfield.

Communities near Canfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Canfield.

  • Youngstown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Warren
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Alliance
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Niles
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Sharon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Salem
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Struthers
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Girard
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
    • Girard is located in Trumbull County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,159 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Girard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard <7>
  • Campbell
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Grove City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove City
    • Grove City is located in Mercer County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,648 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Grove City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove City <7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Canfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Canfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Canfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Canfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Canfield. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Canfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canfield ...

Looking for more information about Canfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Canfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Canfield.

Adding Canfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Canfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Canfield was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Canfield on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Canfield.

The official website for Canfield:

The official website for Mahoning County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Mahoning, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Canfield. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Canfield.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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