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Welcome to Massillon ...

The city of Massillon is located in Stark County<1>.

The pronunciation of Massillon: MASS-ih-luhn<2>

When the people of Massillon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Massillonian<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Massillon has a population of 32,573 people<4> (see below for details).

Massillon was established in 1812.

The community of Massillon is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Massillon: (330) and (234)<6>

Websites for Massillon ...

Official Website:   www.massillonohio.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.massillonohchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Massillon had an population of 32,573 people. This is an increase of 1.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Massillon had a population of 32,149 people (which is 8.56% of the total population of Stark County). This makes Massillon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Massillon represents 0.28% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 32,149 people, the population of Massillon increased 2.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,325 people).

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

Communities Also Named Massillon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Massillon - they are located in Alabama, Iowa and Kansas.

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

Communities near Massillon ...

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

  • Akron [Summit County]
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    • Akron [Summit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Massillon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<8>
  • Canton [Stark County]
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    • Canton [Stark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Massillon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<8>
  • Barberton [Summit County]
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    • Barberton [Summit County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Massillon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,815 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barberton<8>
  • Green [Summit County]
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    • Green [Summit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Massillon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wadsworth [Medina County]
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      • Wadsworth [Medina County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadsworth<8>
    • North Canton [Stark County]
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      • North Canton [Stark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,121 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Canton<8>
    • New Franklin [Summit County]
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      • New Franklin [Summit County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dover [Tuscarawas County]
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      • Dover [Tuscarawas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,693 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<8>
    • Norton [Summit County]
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      • Norton [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<8>
    • Louisville [Stark County]
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      • Louisville [Stark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Massillon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,378 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<8>

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 Massillon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Massillon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Massillon. 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 Massillon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Massillon. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Massillon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Massillon ...

Looking for more information about Massillon? 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 Massillon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Massillon.

Adding Massillon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Massillon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Massillon on our Genealogy Page.

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About Stark County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Massillon: www.massillonohio.com/

The official website for Stark County: www.co.stark.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Stark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Massillon. 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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Massillon refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Massillon may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Massillon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Massillon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Massillon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Massillon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MassillonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Massillon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7975, Longitude: -81.5193    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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