Newmarket, Ontario

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Newmarket
Town
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – The belltower is the result of restoration work in the 1980s
Motto: "Prudence"[1]
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
Coordinates: 44°04′N 79°27′W / 44.06°N 79.45°W / 44.06; -79.45Coordinates: 44°04′N 79°27′W / 44.06°N 79.45°W / 44.06; -79.45
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
Regional municipality York Region
Settled 1801
Incorporated 1857 (village)
Incorporated 1880 (town)
Government
 • Type Seat of York Region
 • Mayor Tony Van Bynen
 • Regional Councillor John  Taylor
Area
 • Total 38.33 km2 (14.80 sq mi)
Elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 79,978 (Ranked 68th)
 • Density 2,086.3/km2 (5,403/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
Forward Sortation Area L3X, L3Y
Area code(s) 905 and 289

Newmarket is a town in Ontario, Canada. The town is north of Toronto. The town was founded in 1801. Actors John Candy and Jim Carrey were born here.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Town of Newmarket Crest - Town of Newmarket
  2. ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3519048&Geo2=CD&Code2=3519&Data=Count&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All "Newmarket, Town Ontario (Census Subdivision)". Census Profile, Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. 8 February 2012. http://www12.statcan.gc. ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3519048&Geo2=CD&Code2=3519&Data=Count&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All. Retrieved 2012-02-24.