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Charter Township of Canton

The hottest growing city in Michigan, Canton has much to offer including upscale housing, cultural facilities and events, liesure activities, shopping experiences at IKEA and one of the highest volume libraries in the state.

City of Plymouth

Historic Pymouth is one of the oldest cities in Michigan. Home of the Daisy Rifle, this site links you to all the services of the community.

City of Northville 

Michigan.org

Your online resource to work, live, and play in Michigan.

Michigan State Property Tax Estimation

Michigan Chambers of Commerce

Canton Chamber of Commerce

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Northville Chamber of Commerce

Plymouth Chamber of Commerce

All Michigan Chambers of Commerce

Michigan Area Schools

Public Schools:

Northville Schools

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools

Wayne Westland Community Schools

Michigan Public School Districts

Private Schools:

Agape Christian Academy

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Plymouth-Canton Montessori

Plymouth Christian Academy

Colleges:

University of Michigan

Eastern Michigan University

Schoolcraft College

Local Sports

Detroit Sports

Detroit Ignition 

The Detroit Ignition is a professional indoor soccer team whose home is in the western Detroit suburbs. As part of the national Major Indoor Soccer League the team is especially at home where soccer as a team sport in the school systems is very popular.

Leisure, Culture, Shopping, & Fun Things

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village

American history presented in a most interesting way. The museum is a vast complex containing vehicles, artifacts, and all things Americana. The Village contains the actual homes of famous americans like Henry Ford, The Wright Brothers, Daniel Webster, Thomas Edison and a host of others. Between the two venues the family can spend days having fun and never see all they have to offer.

IKEA of Canton

311,000 square feet of shopping madness in the world's most popular store right in the heart of downtown Canton

The Summit on the Park

Summit on the Park provides a welcoming environment for the Canton Community to gather with amenities for a variety of activities, including a banquet & conference center, aquatic center, fitness center, gymnasium, track and meeting rooms.

Village Theater

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is a 400 seat, premiere performance venue at the corner of Cherry Hill and Ridge Roads in Canton, Michigan. The 30,000 square foot performing arts and education center sets the stage for both participants and patrons of the arts

Canton Restaurants and Shopping

Canton, MI, located close to Ann Arbor, is a hot spot for great dining venues. With so many varieties of food, residents are certain to find something that pleases every member of the family. Outlined below are some of the top restaurants in the area.

Elite Pizza – One of the local favorites for family dining is Elite Pizza. Located in Downtown Canton, this pizzeria is great for groups and provides excellent, friendly service. Elite specializes in brick oven pizza, but serves everything from subs and burgers to chicken wings and calzones.

Matsuchan – If you are looking for world flavors and have particular fondness for Japanese cuisine, look no farther. With an authentic feeling and quality service, Matsuchan is some of the best Japanese food in the area. Locals rave about their excellent ramen noodles (pork being the favorite). While they don’t deliver, they do offer take-out services.

Hayden’s Bar & Grille – Hayden’s has lovely décor, polite and attentive staff, and excellent food. Their menu covers delicious American food with everything from burgers to pastas. There is a great kids menu as well. The restaurant even has free Wi-Fi available for patrons.

Ashoka’s Indian Cuisine – This authentic restaurant specializes in Moghali, South Indian and North Indian cuisine. They use all the best spices from all over the world. The menu includes tandoori, kebabs, biryani, and more. They offer a banquet room as well as catering.

Canton is also home to Ford Road, which offers over three miles of shops and boutiques. Whether you’re looking for unique stores with a local flavor or the well-known brands, you will be able to find it in Canton. Listed below are some of the shopping centers and stores near Canton and Ann Arbor.

Green and Glamorous Upscale Resale Boutique – This unique store helps women maintain a fabulous (and affordable!) wardrobe. They are also dedicated to raising consciousness in women who want to live a more “green” lifestyle while maintaining glamour.

Department Stores – The following are all located on Ford Road. All of these stores provide apparel, furniture, home appliances and more:

  • Kohl’s
  • JCPenney’s
  • Marshall’s
  • Meijer’s
  • Ikea – The world’s largest furniture retailer, Ikea provides Canton residents with stylish beds, desks, storage supplies, cooking supplies, lighting, decorations, and more. This store is bound to please, and it even has a café with delicious foods like Swedish meatballs and cinnamon rolls.

Shopping Malls – Canton also has several shopping centers with familiar brands. Ann Arbor, which is only a short drive away, also provides great stores as well:

  • Cherry Hill Court
  • New Towne Plaza
  • Westland
  • Plymouth Road Mall (Ann Arbor)

No matter what it is that you are looking for, Canton has what you need. With so many choices for both shopping and dining, who wouldn’t want to live in Canton?

Canton, Michigan Animal Shelters

Canton, MI, is a very animal-friendly community with numerous animal shelters and, to the joy of many on two or four legs, a new dog park. The Canton Dog Park, which just opened in May, is a six-acre, fenced-in area for dogs to run leash-free. The park is divided into two sections: one for large dogs, and another for smaller dogs. It is already extremely popular with the local dog owners. On the other hand, the shelters in Canton each offer something different; some of the shelters are listed below.

Waggin’ Tails Dog Rescue – This is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit rescue group run by unpaid volunteers. Although they do not own a formal shelter, all dogs accepted by Waggin’ Tails are moved to foster homes where they receive all the same attention and medical care they would at a typical rescue facility. This technique actually helps to find the animals the perfect owner for them. There are adoption events every other Saturday at either the Canton Petco or the Canton Petsmart where the animals are available to take home. To see a list of dogs available for adoption from Waggin’ Tails, click here.

Homeward Bound Rescue League – Another entirely volunteer-run, non-profit, no kill animal rescue organization is the Homeward Bound Rescue League in operation since 2006. This shelter is dedicated to finding quality, safe homes for the dogs and cats they take in (HBRL accepts all breeds). In just the short amount of time this shelter has been open, they have placed over 1,550 dogs and cats into either foster or permanent homes. Every Saturday (for puppies/dogs) and Sunday (for kittens/cats), HBRL can be found at Pet Supplies Plus in Canton from noon – 3:30 p.m.

Daisy’s Doghouse Rescue – Daisy’s Doghouse is a non-profit rescue dedicated to saving small dogs from being euthanized, neglected or abused. Similar to Waggin’ Tails, there is no shelter or kennel on site, so all rescues are kept in foster homes. Daisy’s also ensures a high-quality match between owner and adopted pet by performing home visits prior to any finalized adoption. This shelter is also dedicated to educating the public in hopes of permanently ending animal abuse, neglect, and overpopulation. They also provide services such as referrals for grooming, no-cost spay/neuter services, dog training and behavior classes, and more.

Michigan Humane Society – Yet another 501(c) 3 private, non-profit, the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) is the oldest and largest in the state. Each year, more than 100,000 animals are cared for and placed in either foster homes or permanent homes. MHS accepts all animals and provides emergency rescue services every day of the year. MHS is also considered one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the U.S, yet it receives no government funding and therefore survives completely on donations. With four MHS locations and six offsite adoption centers (all located at various Petsmart locations) throughout Michigan, you’re bound to find one that is close to home. To find out more about adoption events in your area, click here.

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