Newmarket, Ontario

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Newmarket
Town
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – The belltower is the result of restoration work in the 1980s
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.
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
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
Website www.newmarket.ca

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.

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