Cannock is a town in England in Staffordshire and is located just north of the conurbation of the West Midlands. Within Staffordshire Cannock is the administrative center of the district of Cannock Chase, a scenic region. Cannock itself has about 28,000 inhabitants. Cannock lies on the toll motorway Motorway M6 Toll, and on the A 469, A 34 and A 5. The town has a station on the Chase Line Stafford Walsall. Cannock borders the municipalities of Hednesford, Rugeley, Great Wyrley and Burntwood. The name of the place is derived from the Old English cnocc, which means as much as Hillock. As the place Chenet also appears in the Domesday Book. To the industrialization of the city remained a small rural community, but then quickly rose to a mining town. Even after the Second World War, there was once a population boost because Cannock was used as a commuter town for Greater Birmingham - the city can be reached by train in 40 minutes. Cannock is the seat of the automobile company Reliant. An important personalities are: The footballer Stan Collymore and Steve Bull, along with Richard Gosling was (supposedly the strongest man in the UK), Mel Galley, the musicians among others, Whitesnake and Trapeze, and Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple. Cannock now living the American pop singer Tiffany, who married a Cannocker businessman. Cannock maintains a partnership with dates.