Sharon

Sharon is a quaint little town nestled between the equally small Queensville and the ever-busy Newmarket. Originally named Hope, this area was settled by an offshoot sect of Quakers known as the Children of Peace, whose influence remains highly visible to this day thanks to the stunning Sharon Temple. This iconic structure, also known as…
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Roches Point

Once upon a time, Roches Point was on its way to becoming the capital of Ontario. It was far larger than neighboring Keswick and was growing at a steady rate. However, something happened along the way. Keswick became the preferred destination and its growth soon eclipsed Roches Point, stalling its progress. Today, Roches Point is a…
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Queensville

Queensville is a village within the Town of East Gwillimbury and has a population of 632. You may have passed through Queensville and not even known it. It is small, quiet and mostly tucked away from its main street, just the way its residents like it. Among the private homes, the village proper contains the…
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Newmarket

The Town of Newmarket is located at the heart of York Region, situated midway between downtown Toronto and Barrie. Newmarket began as a small village of 700 in 1857 and through the building of schools, grocery stores and small industries grew to a population of 2000 in 1880. In that year Newmarket officially became a…
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Mount Albert

The village of Mount Albert was settled in 1821 and has retained its historic look while seamlessly incorporating the growth of thriving businesses and subdivisions . Perfectly placed within 15 minutes of Newmarket, Uxbridge, Sutton and Stoufville, and a mere 45 minutes from the city of Toronto, Mount Albert residents can take advantage of their…
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Keswick

Keswick is currently the largest urban community within the Town of Georgina and it is continually growing in both residential and business areas. Thanks to this constant growth this once small village now makes up nearly half of Georgina’s population with 21,000 residents. With an abundance of sub-divisions and being minutes away from Highway 404, Keswick…
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Jackson’s Point

Jackson’s Point is located approximately 60km north of Toronto, on the south shores of Lake Simcoe. Navy Captain William Bouchier purchased the original land grant in 1819 and used the area as a wharf facility for schooners traveling Lake Simcoe, so it is no surprise that Jackson’s Point continues to be a marine hub that offers…
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Innisfil

Innisfil is located on the western shore of Lake Simcoe in Simcoe County, immediately south of Barrie and approximately 80km north of Toronto. The growth in the Barrie and Toronto areas caused Innisfil to change from a historically rural area into a more residential community and has become one of the fastest growing municipalities in Ontario….
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Holland Landing

Holland Landing traces its roots all the way back to 1793 when it was named St. Albans. Governor John Graves Simcoe discovered the site and believed it would make an ideal shipping and defense point between York (now Toronto) and Georgian Bay. It was renamed Holland Landing in honor of Samuel Holland, first Surveyor General…
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Duclos Point

Duclos Point is a beach community located on the shores of Lake Simcoe and is quite literally a point surrounded by water on three sides. The history of Duclos Point is interesting in that it is land that was once owned by Benedict Arnold who had it given to him by the British for services…
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