Vaughan (2006 population 238,866) is a city in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vaughan is the fastest growing municipality in Canada achieving a population growth rate of 80.2% between 1996-2006, according to Statistics Canada having nearly doubled in population since 1991. Vaughan is located in Southern Ontario and is part of the Greater Toronto Area.
Around the facilities established by this group arose a number of hamlets, the oldest of which was Thornhill, which witnessed the construction of a saw-mill in 1801, a grist mill in 1815, and boasted a population of 300 by 1836. Other such enclaves included Kleinburg, Coleraine, Maple, Teston, Thornhill and Thornhill Woods, Dufferin Hill, Thornhill Estates, Valley of Thornhill, Claireville, Pine Grove, Carrville, Patterson, Burlington, Concord, Edgeley, Fisherville, Elder's Mills, Elgin Mills, Nashville, Purpleville, Richvale, Sherwood, Langstaff, Vellore, Sonoma and Burwick (Woodbridge).
Vaughan Community boundaries
There are five communities that make up the city of Vaughan.
Vaughan has more than doubled in size over the past 20 years. Newer neighbourhoods has popped up over this time (ex Sonoma and Vellore Village). Vaughan has changed dramatically producing high end neighbourhoods full of luxury detached homes on large lots to smaller townhouse communities of reasonably priced homes. We are now experiencing condominiums popping up on the major roads in Vaughan.
Why do people love to live in Vaughan? The prices, the size of lots and homes and the close proximity to Toronto. We have also seen the business sector in Vaughan grow dramatically during this period offering many with great jobs without the commute.
Vaughan has become a family oriented cityn offering top programs in sports, the arts and community events. Vaughan has grown with a real focus on green space offering parks,, trails, sports fields and places like the kortright Centre and oak Ridges Morraine for walking and biking.
Vaughan is a city that offers what any major city offers with Vaughan Mills and the Woodbridge Market being the focal point of the city. Vaughan Mills is one of the largest malls in Canada in the heart of the city and the Woodbridge market offers for the ma and pa shops in the city a great place to go to.
Price Range of Homes in Vaughan
$400,000 - over 5 million
$325,000 - $525,000
$325,000 - $525,000
$200,000 - over 1 million
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