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Encyclopedia > Kettleby, Ontario

Kettleby is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada. King (2001 population 18,533)[1] is a township in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total...


Kettleby is located about 1.5 km E of the freeway (Highway 400), 25 km N of Toronto, about 40 km S of Barrie, 6 km W of Newmarket and about 50 km E of Orangeville. Motto: The People are the City, Barrie Means Business (advertising campaign) Location of Barrie, Ontario Coordinates: Country Province Canada Ontario Established (town) 1837 Established (city) 1853 Mayor Robert J. Hamilton Council Barrie City Council MPP Joe Tascona (PCO) MP Patrick Brown (CPC) Area    - City km² Elevation 76 m  (249. ... Map showing Newmarkets location in York Region Newmarket is a town located approximately 45 km north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = A great place to work if you really want to live Location City Information Established: 1863 Area: 15. ...

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Geography

Located at 44°00′N 79°34′W, Kettleby is surrounded by the gently rolling hills of King Township. The village spans 32.5 km2 of land area.


The hamlet sits predominantly on a rise of land between 2 valleys of the looping Kettleby Creek. Hills surround the western, southern and the central parts of Kettleby while taller hills ranging as high as about 350 m are to the north and reach close to the highway linking Orangeville and Newmarket (Highway 9). Farmlands lie to the southeast while the Holland Marsh lies to the north, one of the lowest points in King Township. Holland Marsh is a farm-producing flatlands that much of the area that used to be a swamp. ...


History

Kettleby was established in 1842. Early settlers often referred to it as Tyrwhitt's Mills, in honour of the mill owner Septimus Tyrwhitt. However, he disapproved of the name, and his wife subsequently named the hamlet Kettleby, after the Tyrwhitt family ancestral home in Lincolnshire, England. 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


On August 6, 1851, the first post office was opened, and was styled Kettleby Mills, Canada West. In September of 1859, it was renamed Kettleby, by which name it is still known today. August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Demographics

The postal route of RR1 and RR2 Kettleby which includes the hamlet of Kettleby, the Carrying Place development and most of the community of Pottageville has 430 dwellings with a population of 1248. The actual hamlet of Kettleby has 43 dwellings, a church, bakery, cemetery, day camp and conservation area with a 2006 population of 127 made up of 94 adults and 33 children.


Politics

Like other King Township communities, Kettleby does not have its own municipal government. Decisions for allocating tax revenues are made by King Township's council. Kettleby is represented by the councillor of Ward 5.


Provincially, Kettleby residents vote in the riding of Vaughan—King—Aurora. Federally, the community is in the riding of Oak Ridges—Markham. Vaughan—King—Aurora was a federal electoral riding represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2004, and has been a provincial electoral riding represented in the legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... Oak Ridges—Markham is the name of a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ...


The Kettleby Public School serves the municipality for children of elementary school age. King City Secondary School is the closest high school to the community. King City Secondary School, or KCSS, is a secondary education facility in King City, Ontario, Canada. ...


Research

The University of Guelph conducts agricultural research at the Muck Crops Research Station in the Kettleby area.[1] Facilities at the site include greenhouses with a system-controlled environment, a plant pathology laboratory, and long-term cold storage. Seven hectares of land are split into plots devoted to researching organic and mineral soils. Local growers also participate in commercial field trials on occasion. It has been suggested that Guelph_Magic_Bus be merged into this article or section. ...


Nearest communities

Schomberg is an unincorporated village in northwestern King, Ontario, Canada. ... Bradford is the primary urban area of the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario. ... Holland Landing is a village in the town of East Gwillimbury, located in the northern part of the Regional Municipality of York, in south-central Ontario. ... Statistics Population: 14,995 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL645636 Administration District: Forest Heath Shire county: Suffolk Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Suffolk Historic county: Suffolk Services Police force: Suffolk Constabulary Ambulance service: East of England Post office and... Aurora is a wealthy suburban town located in York Region approximately 40 km north of Toronto (Latitude: 44. ... King City is an affluent, unincorporated village in King Township, Ontario, Canada, located just north of Toronto. ...

References

McClure Gillham, Elizabeth (1975). Early settlements of King Township, Ontario. King City, Ontario: The Hunter Rose Company. ISBM 0969049862. King City is an affluent, unincorporated village in King Township, Ontario, Canada, located just north of Toronto. ...


Footnotes

  1. ^ Muck Crops Research Station (Kettleby). University of Guelph Department of Plant Agriculture. Retrieved on 2006-06-24.

It has been suggested that Guelph_Magic_Bus be merged into this article or section. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ...

External links

Churches

  • Christ Church Kettleby (Anglican Church of Canada ~ Toronto Diocese)

Map and aerial photos


Communities of King Township         

Ansnorveldt | Elm Pine Trail | Eversley | Glenville | Hammertown | Happy Valley | Heritage Park | Holly Park | Kettleby | King City | King Creek | Kinghorn | Laskay | Linton | Lloydtown | New Scotland | Nobleton | Pottageville | Schomberg | Snowball | Strange | Temperanceville King (2001 population 18,533)[1] is a township in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Ansnorveldt is a hamlet located at the northeastern edge of King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ... Elm Pine Trail is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Eversley is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Glenville is a hamlet located in northeastern King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Hammertown is a community located in the village of Nobleton, in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Happy Valley is a sparsely populated ecologically-sensitive area located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Heritage Park is a community of King City, in Ontario, Canada. ... Holly Park is a hamlet located northwest of Nobleton in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... King City is an affluent, unincorporated village in King Township, Ontario, Canada, located just north of Toronto. ... King Creek is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... King Horn is a hamlet community of King City, Ontario, Canada. ... Laskay is a hamlet in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Linton is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Lloydtown is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... New Scotland is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Nobleton is a suburban community in the northwestern part of the Toronto Area that is located south of the Oak Ridges Moraine. ... Pottageville is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ... Schomberg is an unincorporated village in northwestern King, Ontario, Canada. ... Snowball is a hamlet in the Township of King, in Ontario, Canada. ... Strange is a hamlet of King City located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Temperanceville is a hamlet located at the southeastern edge of King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ...


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Kettleby, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (476 words)
Kettleby is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada.
Kettleby is located about 1.5 km E of the freeway (Highway 400), 25 km N of Toronto, about 40 km S of Barrie, 6 km W of Newmarket and about 50 km E of Orangeville.
Kettleby is represented by the councillor of Ward 5.
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