Langstaff, Ontario

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Langstaff
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 43°49′51″N 79°25′42″W / 43.83083°N 79.42833°W / 43.83083; -79.42833
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regional municipality York
City Markham
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 905 and 289
NTS Map 030M14
GNBC Code FBWGE

Langstaff is a residential community straddling Richmond Hill and Markham, in Ontario, Canada. Located near Langstaff Road and Yonge Street, the homes in the area date to the 1960s and 1970s. [1] The East Don River and CN Rail Bala subdivision runs through the community.

Point of interest[edit]

  • Toronto Ladies Golf Course
  • Shouldice Hospital
  • Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
  • Pomona Mills Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ For a fuller account of Langstaff's history, cf. Isabel Champion, ed., Markham: 1793-1900 (Markham, ON: Markham Historical Society, 1979), pp. 245-246; 70-73. See the detailed 1878 map, "Township of Markham," Illustrated historical atlas of the county of York and the township of West Gwillimbury & town of Bradford in the county of Simcoe, Ont. (Toronto: Miles & Co., 1878).

Coordinates: 43°49′51″N 79°25′42″W / 43.83083°N 79.42833°W / 43.83083; -79.42833