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Encyclopedia > Box Grove, Ontario

Box Grove, Ontario is a community in Markham, Ontario and undergoing a transformation from agricultural to residential use. The area's name likely is linked to the hamlet of Box Grove in West Sussex, England.-1... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2005 est. ...


Box Grove is locate in the area around Ninth Line and 14th Avenue. Residential development began in the late 1990s and continues today. Resent development bills the area as prestigious residential community. This article is about the year. ...


There are pockets of residential development near the former IBM golf course, but the eastern sections still have some farm land.


Transportation

Most commuters in the area travel by car, there is limited bus service by York Region Transit. Highway 407 (Ontario) services the area from the Ninth Line interchange. York Region Transit (YRT) is the public transit operator in York Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Highway 407, officially called the 407 Express Toll Route (ETR), is a tollway located in southern Ontario Canadas Greater Toronto Area. ...


Parks and Recreation

  • Box Grove Community Centre
  • Markham Green Golf Course - former IBM Canada Golf Course


Communities of Markham         

Angus Glen East Village | Armadale, Ontario | Box Grove | Brown's Corners | Buttonville | Cachet | Cashel | Cedar Grove | Cornell | Dickson Hill | German Mills | Hagerman's Corners | Langstaff | Markham | Milliken | Mount Joy | Quantztown | Thornhill | Underwood | Unionville | Victoria Square | Vinegar Hill-1... Angus Glen is a community in Town of Markham. ... Armadale, Ontario is a former rural postal office that overlaps both Markham, Ontario and Scarborough, Ontario. ... Buttonville is a suburban community that is located 9 km west of Markham, 29 km NE of Toronto, south of Lake Simcoe and 9 km SE of Richmond Hill. ... Markham is a town in York Region, directly north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Cornell is a new community being developed in northeast Markham, Ontario. ... German Mills is a community within the Town of Markham, Ontario, Canada. ... Langstaff, Ontario is a residential community in Thornhill, Ontario and Markham, Ontario. ... -1... Milliken is a community shared by Scarborough, Ontario and Markham, Ontario. ... Thornhill is a former village in Ontario, Canada, directly north of Toronto and about 25 km (15 miles) north of Downtown Toronto, and is currently shared by two municipalities, the city of Vaughan having the portion west of Yonge Street and the town of Markham having the eastern portion. ... Unionville is a suburban community that is located 4 km west of Markham, 33 km NE of Toronto, south of Lake Simcoe and 13 km SE of Richmond Hill. ...


 
 

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