The Regional Municipality of York is made up of a confederation of nine local municipalities: the City of Markham, the City of Vaughan, the Town of Richmond Hill, the Town of Newmarket, the Town of Aurora, the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, the Town of East Gwillimbury, the Town of Georgina and the Township of King.
York Region is comprised of 1,776 square kilometres, extending from the City of Toronto in the south to Lake Simcoe in the north, and Durham Region in the east to Peel Region and Simcoe County in the west.
York Region has 1,084,000 residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.
York Region has a two-tier government structure with services provided by the Region and local area municipal governments. The Region provides services for residents and businesses that include transportation services, transit, water, wastewater, solid waste management, policing, emergency services, human services and planning services.
The following links are key areas of information that explain and define York Region:Annual Reports
Creating Strong, Caring, Safe Communities
York Region staff are committed to providing cost effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.
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