General Area and Economic Analysis
The Town of Uxbridge is situated in a beautiful valley on the northern slope of the Oak Ridges Moraine, about 64km northeast of Toronto, Ontario. Uxbridge has much to offer by way of recreation, entertainment, heritage and culture, and a thriving arts community.
The surrounding township contains the hamlets of Zephyr, Sandford, Udora, Leaskdale, Sandy Hook, Siloam, Goodwood, Coppins Corners, Glen Major, Glasgow and Altona.
The Township of Uxbridge is home to over 20,000 residents and 1,900 businesses in the diverse range of sectors from agriculture to professional services, information technology and advanced manufacturing.
Uxbridge residents are highly educated, and many live and work locally enjoying an enviable work-life balance. In addition to local labour, Uxbridge businesses attract talented employees from across the Greater Toronto Area, and hire graduates from our local colleges and universities. They market products locally and around the world with the ease of access to numerous transportation networks.
Uxbridge Community Life
Uxbridge is home to some of Ontario’s finest golf courses and ski facilities making the community truly a four-season tourism destination. There is a thriving arts community supported by local theatre productions performed many weekends at Uxbridge’s historic Music Hall. Art in the Park, Experience, Celebration of the Arts, and the Uxbridge Studio Tour are annual events promoting creativity in the physical, dance and musical arts.
With over 220 kilometres of managed trails on over 8,000 acres of protected green space, Uxbridge is the Trail Capital of Canada. Golf, bike and hike in the spring, summer and fall while skiing in the winter.
Uxbridge has a well-developed health care system with great teams of family physicians and allied health professionals and a satellite location of Markham Stouffville Hospital at the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital.
GO transit, Durham Region Transit and local, regional and provincial roads make for a reliable transportation system; diverse housing; a complete education system, inclusive of French immersion.
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