LIVING IN RICHMOND HILL
Just north of Markham lies Richmond Hill, in the central portion of York Region. It sits on the north end of the Greater Toronto Area, located halfway between Toronto and Lake Simcoe. It is the third most populous municipality in York Region and the 28th most populous municipality in Canada.
Once tagged the "Rose Capital of the World", Richmond Hill has seen a huge population upsurge and was Canada's fastest-growing community in the 1990s.
Richmond Hill offers many families a respite from the hustle and bustle of Toronto and while about an hour's distance from the city core, there are many ways for commuters to gain access to the city. Go Transit, York Region Transit and the TTC offer residents multiple choices. Most of the neighbourhoods in Richmond Hill are suburban in nature providing the main attraction for new residents. Neighbourhoods, such as Bayview Hill and Jefferson, contain mostly large, modern single family homes in similar styles and colours. Emphasis in these neighbourhoods is on traffic calmed streets, nice landscaping, and access to parks and schools.
Area residents enjoy dining out at restaurants like Lone Star Texas Grill, Choice Of The Orient Chinese Restaurant, Me Va Me, Jack Astors, Il Fornello Restaurant and Richmond Ichiban Sushi House.
For those with children, there are many schools in the area including; Bayview Secondary School, Beverley Acres Public School, Crosby Heights Public School, Jean Vanier High School, Michaelle Jean Public School, O M Mackillop Public School, Richmond Rose Public School and St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Elementary School.
Other Richmond Hill Neighbourhoods:
|Oak Ridges||Jefferson||Westbrook||Mill Pond||North Richvale||South Richvale|
|Rural Richmond Hill||Rouge Woods||Bayview Hill||Doncrest||Headford Business Park|| Beaver Creek Business Park