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The Ohio state capital is Columbus.

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44646, 44647

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The population of Massillon is approximately 31,325 (2000), 32149 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,814 (1990), 13140 (2010).

The amount of land area in Massillon is 34.176 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Massillon is 17 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.212 sq kilometers.
The distance from Massillon to Washington DC is 279 miles. The distance to the Ohio state capital is 97 miles. (as the crow flies)
Massillon is positioned 40.78 degrees north of the equator and 81.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Massillon location: in the northeastern portion of Ohio south of Akron and west of Canton. Massillon is about 54 miles south of Cleveland

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Massillon history:

Massillon was incorporated as a village in 1853.

Kendal, now a part of the northeast section of Massillon, was founded in 1812 by Thomas Rotch of Hartford, Connecticut, formerly of Nantucket and New Bedford, Massachusetts. Thomas Rotch brought with him a flock of Spanish Merino sheep and erected a woolen mill in town.

Here is a history page for Massillon.

Massillon is a community with a strong love for high school football. It began with a rivalry back in 1894 between Massillon and Canton, a nearby town. In 2000, Massillon leads the fray 55-46-5. Many famous sports figures have either played or coached at Massillon. Some of these notables are: Paul E. Brown (with an 80-8-2 record!), Earle Bruce, Chuck Mather, Chris Spielman, Steve Luke, Willie Spencer, Sr., Jim Houston and others.

Other famous people from Massillon are Lillian Gish, a silent movie star, and David Canary, who played on the long-running TV show, Bonanza.
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Massillon attractions:

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Massillon Museum
121 Lincoln Way E.
Massillon, OH
Phone: 330-833-4061
Fax: 330-833-2925

Spring Hill Historic Home
1401 Spring Hill Lane, NE
Massillon, Ohio 44646
Phone: 330-833-6749
an 1820's rural home complete with furnishings collected over the decades by Quakers Thomas and Charity Rotch, who built the house, and by three generations of the Wales family who later lived there.

Learn all about Massillon at this great website.

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