Newmarket (Ontario)

The Town of Newmarket is located centrally in the Region of York in Ontario. It is located halfway between Toronto and Barrie along Highway 11/Yonge Street. The surrounding towns include Aurora (south), Bradford (northwest), East Gwillimbury (north), Schomberg (west), and Uxbridge (east).

Currently recorded population of Newmarket is 77,518.

Newmarket covers ~38 square kilometres and is approximately bound by St. John's Sideroad (south), Bathurst Street (west), Green Lane (north), and Leslie (east).

Get in

By car

There are two major highways serving Newmarket- Highway 400 to the west of the town and Highway 404 to the east.

From North or South, take Highway 400 to Exit 55 (Davis Drive) and drive about 7 km east.

From the South only, take Highway 404 north. Newmarket is accessible from the last 3 exits: Mulock Dr., Davis Dr., and Green Lane. Turn West from any of these exits.

Davis Drive is the main east-west business road in Newmarket.

By plane

By public transit

Get around

Newmarket has two GO Train stations on the north-south line between Union Station in Toronto and Barrie. Stations are located at the Tannery on Davis Drive/Main Street and Green Lane/Main Street North in East Gwillimbury. Trains run weekdays between approximately 06:00 and 07:45. Travel time is approximately 1 hour from Green Lane GO Station to Union Station in downtown Toronto.

See

Do

Buy

Main St. has a range of shops, including clothing stores, a bakery, and a large antique mall. There's even a farmers market that runs Saturday mornings from early May to late October.

If you can't find it on Main Street you can probably find it along Davis Drive, or at Upper Canada Mall (Yonge St & Davis Dr) .

North of Upper Canada Mall along Yonge St, some popular big-box stores now exist. These include:

In the South end at Yonge and Mulock is the Weston Produce Plaza. Stores include:

Eat

Little Caesars Pizza, located on Leslie St. north of Davis Dr.

All Thai Up - Located on Mulock East of Yonge , great Asian foods.

Drink

Sleep

Go next

Newmarket is relatively close to Toronto, Barrie, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, and Markham. Residents also enjoy day-trips to Wasaga Beach and Collingwood.

Routes through Newmarket

END East Gwillimbury  N  S  Aurora Toronto
Barrie East Gwillimbury  N  S  Aurora Toronto


This article is issued from Wikivoyage - version of the Monday, February 29, 2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.