Location of Cairo in Stark County, Ohio

Cairo is an unincorporated community that lies upon the border of Lake Township and Plain Township within Stark County, Ohio, United States.[1] Its altitude is 1,145 feet (349 m).[2] The community is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Cairo was not officially platted.[3] A post office called Cairo was established in 1850, and remained in operation until 1904.[4]


  1. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 52. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cairo, Stark County, Ohio
  3. ^ Perrin, William Henry (1881). History of Stark County: With an Outline Sketch of Ohio. Baskin & Battey. p. 562.
  4. ^ "Stark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

Coordinates: 40°54′16″N 81°21′37″W / 40.90444°N 81.36028°W / 40.90444; -81.36028