Newmarket, Ontario

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Newmarket
Town (lower-tier)
Town of Newmarket
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – Situated in the historic Main Street area.
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – Situated in the historic Main Street area.
Motto(s): "Prudence"[1]
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
Newmarket is located in Canada
Newmarket
Newmarket
Location of Newmarket in Canada
Coordinates: 44°03′N 79°28′W / 44.050°N 79.467°W / 44.050; -79.467Coordinates: 44°03′N 79°28′W / 44.050°N 79.467°W / 44.050; -79.467
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 38.45 km2 (14.85 sq mi)
Elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 84,224 (Ranked 69th)
 • Density 2,190.5/km2 (5,673/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Forward Sortation Area L3X to L3Y
Area code(s) 905 and 289
Website Official website

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 | change source]

  1. Town of Newmarket Crest - Town of Newmarket Archived 2015-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. "Newmarket, Town Ontario (Census Subdivision)". Census Profile, Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Archived from the original on 23 February 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-22.