Vaughan

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Vaughan
City of Vaughan
Vaughan as viewed from Canada's Wonderland
Vaughan as viewed from Canada's Wonderland
Motto(s): 
Industry
Location of Vaughan within York Region.
Location of Vaughan within York Region.
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regional MunicipalityYork
Communities
Settled1792
Incorporated1850 (Township)
Incorporated1991 (City)
Government
 • TypeMunicipal (City)
 • MayorMaurizio Bevilacqua
 • Regional CouncillorGino Rosati
Michael Di Biase
Deb Schulte
 • City ManagerClayton D. Harris
 • Councillors
 • MPs, and MPPs
Area
 • Land273.52 km2 (105.61 sq mi)
Population
 • Total288,301
 • Density1,054.0/km2 (2,730/sq mi)
 • Total Private Dwellings
71,265
 Population ranked 17th nationally
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)905 and 289
Websitewww.vaughan.ca

Vaughan (/vɔːn/ VAWN) is a city in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vaughan was the fastest-growing municipality in Canada between 1996–2006, achieving a population growth rate of 80.2% according to Statistics Canada, having nearly doubled in population since 1991. It is the fifth-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area, and the 17th largest city in Canada.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Statistics Canada
  2. "Changes in population at the community level". A profile of the Canadian population: where we live. Statistics Canada. 2003-01-20. Retrieved 2006-10-29.