12 Facts About Uxbridge Ontario


The community's oldest building, the Uxbridge Ontario Friends Meeting House, was built in 1820 and overlooks the town from Quaker Hill, a kilometre to the west.

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In 1872, the Village of Uxbridge Ontario was separated from the Township and incorporated as a separate entity.

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Today, Uxbridge Ontario is as a mostly suburban community in northern Durham Region.

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Uxbridge Ontario area is home to many small industrial businesses, cultivation farms and beekeeping organizations.

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Uxbridge Ontario is twinned with Catawissa, Pennsylvania, in the United States, from which many of its settlers originated.

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Uxbridge Ontario has three community newspapers: the Uxbridge Ontario Times Journal, the Standard and the Cosmos.

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Uxbridge Ontario is served by a monthly community magazine and events guide, Uxbridge Ontario Town Talk.

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Uxbridge Ontario trails run through and alongside historic villages, mixed forests, meadows, ponds, streams, and wetlands.

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Skiing in Uxbridge Ontario area began in 1938 by the Toronto Ski Club when it rented 400 acres of the Pugh family farm until 1948 and then operated by the Pughs' until it was abandoned.

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Since 1988, Uxbridge Ontario has hosted an annual Heritage Christmas Craft Show, held the second Saturday in November.

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Uxbridge Ontario station is the northern terminus of the York Durham Heritage Railway, which runs from Stouffville.

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Township of Uxbridge Ontario has five wards, each represented by an elected council member.

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