The directionals are noted as suffixes to the street name (e.g. Typically within the city numbered streets run east and west and radiate from the Tuscarawas Street baseline, while named avenues run north and south.This system extends into Stark County but is not shared by the cities of Massillon, Louisville, East Canton or North Canton, which have their own internal address grids.Canton was chosen as the site of the First Ladies National Historic Site largely in honor of his wife, Ida Saxton Mc Kinley. Bezaleel Wells, the surveyor who divided the land of the town, named it after Canton (a traditional name for Guangzhou), China.
Winters tend to be cold, with average January high temperatures of 33 °F (1 °C), and average lows of 19 °F (−7 °C), with considerable variation in temperatures.
During a typical January, high temperatures of over 50 °F (10 °C) are just as common as low temperatures of below 0 °F (−18 °C).
All in all I slept well and was comfortable and for the price some of the critical comments are understandable.
Founded in 1805 alongside the Middle and West Branches of Nimishillen Creek, Canton became a heavy manufacturing center because of its numerous railroad lines.
The city lies on the edge of Ohio's extensive Amish country, particularly in Holmes and Wayne counties to the city's west and southwest. Canton is the largest incorporated area in the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area , which includes all of Stark and Carroll counties. Canton's city population declined 9.7%, down to 73,007 residents.
Despite this decline, the 2010 figure actually moved Canton from ninth to eighth place among Ohio cities.
Snowfall is lighter than the snow belt areas to the north.
Akron-Canton Airport generally averages 47.1 inches (120 cm) of snow per season.
Born in Niles, Mc Kinley first practiced law in Canton around 1867, and was prosecuting attorney of Stark County from 1869 to 1871.
The city was his home during his successful campaign for Ohio governor, the site of his front-porch presidential campaign of 1896 and the campaign of 1900.
Several historic buildings have been rehabilitated and converted into upscale lofts, attracting thousands of new downtown residents into the city. O'Donnell had named his Maryland plantation after the Chinese city, as he had been the first person to transport goods from there to Baltimore.