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King, Ontario

King (population approx. 20,000) is a township in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. King is part of the Greater Toronto Area.

The Township of King is located half-way between Toronto and Barrie, stretching from Bathurst Street to just east of Highway 50. King is approximately 40 minutes north of Pearson International Airport and accessible by Highways 400, 27, 9 and 11.

King features some of the most picturesque countryside in Ontario. The rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine are King's most prominent geographical features. The Holland Marsh, considered to be Ontario's "vegetable basket," is also located in King Township. King is also known for its prestigious horse farms and cattle farms.

While King Township is predominately rural, the communities of King City, Nobleton, and Schomberg are where most of King's residents are concentrated.


King Township's current mayor is Margaret Black. The Town Council includes the mayor and six Councillors representing the township's six wards.

North: New Tecumseth,
Bradford West Gwillimbury
West: Caledon King East: East Gwillimbury,
Richmond Hill
South: Vaughan