King TownshipComprised of beautiful rolling hills, quiet parks and quaint villages, King Township offers abundant opportunity for families to experience rural living in close proximity to urban amenities. A mere 45 minutes from Toronto, residents can enjoy the countryside by hiking and biking on one of the Townships many trails or by accessing one of the areas many parks or conservations areas. When residents are looking for a change of scene, they can head into one of King Townships many towns or villages and discover a whole new dimension to rural life. Museums, libraries, community halls and fine dining can all be experienced and savoured. If organized physical activity is preferred, world-class golf courses, curling rinks and numerous other recreational facilities are readily available. Regardless of interest, King Township offers everyone, young and old, the opportunity to experience the best of rural living.

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Located just 30 minutes North-West of Toronto and within easy access to Mississauga, Brampton, Newmarket and other major GTA cities, Schomberg is home to just over 2,650 residents. Schomberg is known to be a quaint, rural, farming community that still retains its unique heritage, fertile farmland and dense pine forests.  Schomberg is well known as the home of Canada’s longest running fair – The Schomberg Agricultural Fair which is held in May. It is also host to the annual Main Street Christmas. Residents of Schomberg have access to many facilities that can host a range of sporting activities. Original named Brownsville,Schomberg was renamed after the Duke of Schomberg, a fallen hero from the Battle of Boyne.

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Nobleton is a quaint village of approximately 3100 residents, located in the southwest quadrant of the Township of King. Nobleton is named after Joseph Noble, an early settler. It was first established in 1812 and its current residents are proud of its heritage. Many street signs and heritage plaques bear the names of the villages early settlers. Residents of Nobleton are attracted to the village’s community lifestyle and small town atmosphere. Many community events, such as the Victoria Day Parade and fair, bring young and old together in celebration and friendship. Surrounded by hills and forests as well as by many horse farms, especially in the eastern periphery, make Nobleton an ideal environment for families who love the serenity of nature.

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Kettleby is a small hamlet surrounded by the rolling hills of King Township. Quiet, peaceful, and beautiful are adjectives that describe this quaint little village. Members of the community share great pride in the Kettleby’s heritage and hold great respect for its many long standing traditions. Although the community is barely 1000 homes in size, members of the community host an annual fall fair that is attended by many from neighbouring communities and a Christmas celebration of personal treasure, gifts and decorations.

Located near Highway 400, bordered by Schomberg on the west and Aurora on the east, this 200 year old hamlet is a lovely community for those who desire a serene rural lifestyle.

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Situated on the southern slope of the central portion of the sensitive Oak Ridges Moraine and located just north of the City of Vaughan and Toronto, King City is a community of just over 7000 residents. It is located in the southeastern section of King Township. Known for its rolling hill and greenery, the heart of King City can be found at the intersections of Keele Street and King Road. Residents find the quaint and serene King City attractive because it offers all the advantages of rural living yet provides easy and quick access to multiple highways and communities. Although King City continues to grow, citizens and the municipal government carefully monitor King City’s expansion to ensure the charm and beauty of the village is not lost. King City is comprised of a variety of homes, including bungalows, two-story homes and rural estate homes. As part of York Region, residents have access to both the Public and Catholic education systems. Parks, Recreation and Culture Department of King Township offer a wide range of recreational activities for all community members year round.

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