Canton Mayor William T. Healy II last night declared Canton to be the "Utica Capital."
The mayor made his announcement during his fifth annual State of the City speech.
He also unveiled a new blue-and-gray logo that a local advertising agency designed for the city at no cost.
Canton will still be known for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in addition to Utica shale, Healy said.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. has offices in two locations in downtown Canton and is drilling for natural gas in Stark and nearby Carroll counties.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.