Ajax is a town that is located in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area, in the Durham Region of Southern Ontario.
The town got its name from HMS Ajax which is a Royal Navy cruiser that served in the Second World War. It is roughly 25 kilometres east of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario. For MLS purposes, it is bounded by the City of Pickering to the west and north, and the Town of Whitby to the east.
Real estate in Ajax is attractive to many since the community includes the largest waterfront parkland in the GTA. Furthermore there is an assorted housing stock and a large regional shopping centre, excellent public transit and quick access to Highway 401 which runs through the middle of town.
The Town of Ajax is home to more than 100,000 hard working and multicultural residents. The major employers in this community include Ajax Textile, AEG Bayly Engineering, Daimler- Chrysler Canada, Dupont Paintplas, and Volkswagen Canada. Additionally, the Durham Centre Shopping Complex and the Rouge Valley Ajax and Pickering Health Centre are also major providers of employment within this town.