Nestled in the northeastern region of Ohio, Stark County is home to a collection of wonderful communities offering a myriad of characteristics, features and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Stark County is composed of 17 townships containing five incorporated cities and 14 villages. While Canton is the county seat and hub of activity for the county, each area offers a unique lifestyle.
Housing options in the county range from gracious rural living to the conveniences of urban life. The arts community is strong in Canton, home to the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, the Canton Museum of Art, and the Canton Symphony Orchestra. Sports and outdoor recreation are important to the County, which has more than 100 public parks, plus plenty of scenic trails for biking and hiking. Canton is also home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a prominent regional attraction. The county is building a reputation as Ohio’s Golf Capital, as there are more than 20 public golf courses scattered throughout Stark County.
Education plays a major role in Stark County, as there are plenty of options for public and private schools, and the county is home to six colleges and universities. There are four major hospitals and several immediate care facilities throughout the county, and residents may access the renowned Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Akron within a reasonable drive.