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The location of Canton

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Census Data for Canton ...

As far as we can tell, Canton has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Canton, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Morgantown30,855   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Fairmont18,622   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
 Clarksburg16,035   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Marion County ...

Canton is located in Marion County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Marion County.

Population Rings for Canton ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Canton and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Canton. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Canton, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]524,039-0.21%
10 mi   [16 km]1132,074---
15 mi   [24 km]2487,381+4.25%
20 mi   [32 km]32111,009+2.63%
25 mi   [40 km]41120,142+2.88%
30 mi   [48 km]49131,590+2.37%

Miscellaneous Information for Canton ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Marion County or the community of Canton:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Canton:

GNIS ID for Canton: 1718112

GNIS ID for Marion County: 1718173

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Canton is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Canton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Canton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Canton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Canton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4762, Longitude: -80.0817     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Canton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Canton.