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WCSX City of the Week

Congratulations to Canton,

You’re the WCSX City of the Week from December 13th to December 19th!

Below are some important facts about Canton that you can use to pass our Canton City of the Week Quiz!

Canton Factoids:

  • Canton Independence

    Canton was originally part of Plymouth township and became independent in 1834.

  • Canton Name Origins

    Canton was named after a city in China.

  • Previous Named Areas Within Canton

    There were once areas in Canton that were called Sheldon Corners, Cherry Hill and Denton.

  • Canton's Agricultural Roots

    Canton originally was an agricultural area and known for dairy farms and sweet corn farms.

  • Canton Was Once The Capitol of...

    Canton was once known as the “Sweet Corn Capitol”.

  • Canton's East & West Sides.

    Canton’s East side is the I-275 corridor that is very heavily commercialized and populated with residential neighborhoods, while the west side still has a few open spaces for development.

  • What Canton Is Known For Now

    Canton is now known for great shopping along Ford Road and is one of the fastest growing communities in Michigan. 

  • Canton City Of The Week QUIZ!

    Now it’s time to test your knowledge… take the Canton City of the Week quiz HERE!