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Encyclopedia > Schomberg, Ontario

Schomberg is an unincorporated village in northwestern King, Ontario, Canada. Situated north of the Oak Ridges Moraine and south of the Holland River, the village is surrounded by natural attractions. King (2001 population 18,533)[1] is a township in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The Oak Ridges Moraine is a geographic area in southern Ontario, Canada stretching from Milton to Rice Lake, near Peterborough. ...


Schomberg is accessed via Highway 9, which links Orangeville and Newmarket; via Highway 27 linking Bond Head and Nobleton; and the Lloydtown-Aurora Road. Kings Highway 27 was a kings highway that ran from Highway 2, the Lakeshore Road from Long Branch, Ontario (Etobicoke Township) to Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay in Ontario. ...

  • Population: around 2,000 (1990)
  • Postal code: L0G 1T0
  • Name of inhabitants: Schomberger or Schombergian sing., -s pl.
  • Area code: 905

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Geography

Located at 43°58′ N 79°38′ W, Schomberg covers 71.3 km2 of land area, and has an elevation of 200m.


The Holland River flows about 800 m north of the centre of Simcoe. The forests are along the valley of the creek of the Holland. Residential houses are within Schomberg and Lloydtown. The small industrial area which features a rink and the cheese factory lies to the east


The Oak Ridges Moraine is to the south and are covered with pine forests with a few other types of trees and lakes to the east, the southeast and the south. Farmlands are around Schomberg and are mixed with forests to the south. Forests are almost sporadically situated in the valleys throughout Schomberg. The power lines lie to the east and southeast and both link up to central Ontario. Species About 115. ...


History

Founded as Brownsville, the history of Schomberg is that of a rural community. The urbanization was mainly in the southwestern part. The urban developments are small. In the 1950s and the 1960s, housing developments began near the centre, later, an industrial area popped up in the 1990s. The housing developments of Rosalena Drive area began in the 1990s // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the baby-boom from returning... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but keeping the same mind-set. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but keeping the same mind-set. ...


Demographics

Schomberg is home to 5591 residents in 1898 dwellings. (Note: Statistics Canada cites 1216 residents in 451 dwellings; both data are from the 2001 Canada Census.)


Culture

An annual tradition is the Schomberg Fair, which was first held in 1851. It is an agricultural fair featuring a variety of events and activities. It is held every year on the last weekend in May. 1852 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


Subdivisions

Lloydtown is a hamlet located in King Township, Ontario, Canada. ... Pottageville is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ...

Nearest places

Palgrave is a suburban community that is located about 10 km north of Bolton and about 60 km (old: 60 km) N of Toronto. ... Beeton is a small town in Ontario, Canada located between Tottenham and Alliston. ... Bradford is the primary urban area of the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario. ... Kettleby is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ... King City is a small, affluent town in King Township, Ontario, Canada, located just north of Toronto. ... Nobleton is a suburban community in the northwestern part of the Toronto Area that is located south of the Oak Ridges Moraine. ... Map showing Newmarkets location in York Region Newmarket is a town located approximately 45 km north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has an area of 38. ...

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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 village 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. ... Kettleby is a village located in northeastern King Township, in Ontario, Canada. ... King City is a small, affluent town 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. ... 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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