Richmond Hill is a town situated in the central portion of York Region in Southern Ontario. It is part of the GTA and is located about halfway between Lake Simcoe and Toronto. It is bordered by Bloomington Road to the north, Ontario Highway 404 to the east, York Regional Road 7 to the south and Bathurst Street to the west.
For Richmond Hill real estate purposes, it is good for potential homebuyers to know that this city is the third most populous in York Region and the 28th most populous city in Canada. Furthermore, it is one of the most multicultural communities in the GTA. Richmond Hill is also one of the fastest growing regions in the GTA.
Thanks to its close proximity to Toronto and the reality that it is home to major employers such as Compaq Canada., Epson Canada, Levi Strauss, Lexmark Canada, and Suzuki Canada it is no wonder real estate in Richmond Hill is booming.
The north-end of this neighbourhood is known as Oak Ridges and is part of the environmentally important Oak Ridges Moraine. Ancient kettle lakes created by the Moraine are major landmarks in this part of the town. The biggest of these is Lake Wilcox situated at Bayview Avenue south of Bloomington Road. Nature lovers from all over come to visit the public beach that is situated there.