Massillon is a city in Stark County in the U.S. state of Ohio, approximately 8 miles west of Canton, 20 miles south of Akron, and 50 miles south of Cleveland. The population was 32,149 at the 2010 census, which makes it the 44th largest city in Ohio in terms of population.
Massillon is the second largest incorporated area within the Canton–Massillon, Ohio metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the metropolitan area had a population of 404,422 and includes all of Stark and Carroll counties.
The city's incorporated area primarily resides in the western half of Perry Township, with portions extending north into Jackson Township, west into Tuscarawas Township, and south into Bethlehem Township. The village of Navarre borders the city to the south.