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East Canton is a village in Stark County in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 1,591 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.
East Canton was originally settled under the name "Osnaburg". It was the home of Vince Shupe, a Major League Baseball player. The film star Jean Peters was born and went to high school there.