Canton is located in south eastern Michigan. This area is a fine suburb west of Detroit and east of Ann Arbor. Canton is the 2nd largest township and the 11th largest community in Michigan.
Canton is a charter township that had a population of about 90,173 as of the 2010 Census. The community is just 23 miles west of Detroit and about 17 miles east of Ann Arbor. The small city is expected to continue rising in population given that it’s considered the fastest growing community in Michigan!
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Just like bordering Plymouth Township, Canton homes for sale are served by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools District, Wayne-Westland Community Schools or Van Buren Public Schools. Plymouth-Canton School District The Plymouth-Canton school district serves the majority of homes in Canton. These include three high schools, five middle schools, and sixteen elementary schools. There are also two alternative schools available as well. Plymouth-Canton is routinely recognized as one of the top districts in the United States by U.S. News with 41% of high school students attending advanced placement courses. Elementary Schools: Allen Elementary School Bentley Elementary School Bird Elementary School George Dodson Elementary School Eriksson Elementary School Farrand Elementary School Fiegel Elementary School Mildred Field Elementary School Gallimore Elementary School Hoben Elementary School Hulsing Elementary School Isbister Elementary School Miller Elementary School Smith Elementary School Flossie B Tonda Elementary School Workman Elementary School Middle Schools: Central Middle School Discovery Middle School East Middle School Pioneer Middle School West Middle School High Schools: Canton High School Plymouth High School Salem High School Wayne-Westland Community School System The Wayne-Westland Community School District is one of the largest districts in Michigan with over 12,600 students in attendance and covers a portion of the homes for sale in Canton MI. There are 11 elementary schools in the district, two upper elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. Children of owners who purchase Canton real estate located in the Wayne Westland school districts will attend Walker-Winter Elementary School and John Glenn High School. Van Buren School System: Headquartered in Bellville Michigan, the Van Buren School District services Van Buren, Bellville, Sumpter, and portions of the homes for sale in Canton. Charter Schools & Private Schools There are also three charter schools in the community available as an alternative for home buyers: Canton Charter Academy, Achieve Charter Academy and South Canton Scholars Charter Academy. Students may be able to attend these through a lottery system that has grown in popularity in recent years, as well there are several new charter schools under development as well. For those parents who prefer to send their child to private school, there are plenty of options, including: All Saints Catholic School Plymouth Christian Academy Plymouth Canton Montessori Crescent Academy International
Palermo Pizzeria & Restaurant 44938 Ford Road Canton MI 48187 A Canton local favorite – this Italian restaurant features the best pizza in the area as rated by the Metro-Times, Free Press and many more publications. Don’t forget to try one of their fresh salads! Best China 7233 N Lilly Road Canton MI 48187 Just like the name says, one of the best Chinese restaurants in Canton. Yelp reviews menu favorite is the chili fish dish, and it’s ours too! It’s a humble little place in a strip mall, but don’t that dissuade from Canton’s best. Basement Burger Bar 42452 Ford Road Canton MI 48187 Featuring build your own burger with a selection of beefs (including Kobe Wagyu beef) selection of buns (the pretzel bun is our favorite!), craft beers and more, this is the go to burger joint in Canton. Ikea Canton 41640 Ford Road Canton MI 48187 More then just a store for just about everything, includes a restaurant as well! Try the Sweedish meatballs! Rose’s Restaurant & Lounge 201 North Canton Center Road, Canton MI 48187 Family owned restaurant with outdoor seating specializing in Italian and American fare.
There’s a ton do to with the family near Canton. Here are a few of our clients favorite spots to take the kids! TC Gator’s 42559 Ford Road Canton MI 48187 Another locally owned establishment, featuring the best wings in Caton and a wide menu to pick from. Kids love the video game systems at the table, adults love the sports games on the big screen. Sky Zone Canton 42550 Executive Drive Canton MI 4818 An indoor trampoline park that offers activities including Foam Zone, Ultimate Dodgeball, and free jump zones, all on a trampoline! Summit on the Park 46000 Summit Parkway Canton MI 4818 Open 7 days a week is Canton’s community center with programs for kids, teens, adults and more. Offers a daycare center, senior center and summer programs. Emagine Theatre 38535 Ford Road Canton 48185 An IMAX movie theater that features DBOX Motion Seating, a full menu, bar and more while enjoying that new release. The Streets Skatepark 39048 Webb Drive Canton MI 48185 For the older kids, is an indoor skating course for those who want to challenge the skating or skateboarding skills. Also has an onsite pro shop. Jungle Java 6481 Canton Center Road Canton MI 48187 An Indoor play center for kids and adults alike. A favorite spot to let the kids run wild with a separate area designed just for toddlers – Toddler Safari! Campus Martius Park 800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 Activities throughout the year include the Free Press Marathon, live concerts, ice skating and more. Comerica Park 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 Home of the Detroit Tigers featuring a Ferris Wheel and real elephant ears! Catch a game, and hopefully a fly ball! Joe Louis Arena 600 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI Home of the Detroit Red Wings and the largest indoor venue in Detroit.
There’s no lack of nightlife near the available properties in Canton. Here are some of our clients favorite spots! Club Canton 39651 Michigan Ave Canton MI 48188 Patrons say it reminds them of Cheers. Good place with Good people and good food as well. Has a small town atmosphere where everyone knows your name. Crows Nest Bar and Grill 6166 N Canton Center Road Canton MI 48187 1/2 off pizza on Sundays, karaoke, trivia and more. with tons of TV’s to watch the game, not a bad seat in the house. Rusty Nail Lounge 43845 Ford Road, Canton MI 48187 Our favorite review “Yes it’s bar food, but bar food done right!” Buffalo Wild Wings 41980 Ford Road Canton MI 48187 There may be one in every city now, but that doesn’t stop them from having great wings, great beer selection and great TV’s.
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