List of numbered roads in York Region

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York Regional Road's distributions in all of York Region.
A sample of York Regional Roads shield.

York Region, located in southcentral Ontario, Canada, assigned approximately 50 regional roads, each with a number ranging from 1 to 99. All expenses of York Regional Roads (for example, snow shovelling, road repairs, traffic lights) are funded by the York Region government. Several new roads will be assumed by the region in 2012, including King–Vaughan Town Line and Kirby Sideroad.

Boundaries of York Region[edit]

Regional Roads[edit]

Regional road # Proper Name Western/Northern terminus Eastern/Southern terminus Municipality(ies) within York Region Additional notes/Traffic
York Regional Road 1.svg Yonge Street York Region/Simcoe County boundary Steeles Avenue Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury Formerly Highway 11. Very busy road with a lot of traffic (especially in Richmond Hill, Markham, and Vaughan). The Viva Blue BRT line runs on Yonge Street.
York Regional Road 3.svg Kennedy Road Lake Drive East in Georgina Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, Georgina Former sections of Kennedy before the present alignment include Old Kennedy Road, Fresno Circuit, and Main Street Unionville.
York Regional Road 6.svg Keele Street King Road Steeles Avenue Vaughan, King Sometimes referred to as 4th Concession Road
York Regional Road 7.svg Highway 7 York Region/Peel Region Boundary Main Street Markham Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham This route is a heavily travelled route, especially between Highway 400 and McCowan Road in Vaughan, Richmond Hill, and Markham. Most of Viva Purple and Viva Pink run on Highway 7. This route was part of Ontario Highway 7 before the 1997 downloadings. Portions in Markham was once called Wellington Street (short section exists south of 7 at Markham Road).
York Regional Road 8.svg Woodbine Avenue Lake Drive North in Georgina Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville, Georgina Intersection of Woodbine Avenue and Elgin Mills Road was realigned. The Woodbine By-Pass opened on November 15, 2010.[1][2] Connect with Highway 404 south of Steeles with southbound onramps.
York Regional Road 8A.svg Baseline Road Woodbine Avenue Dalton Road Georgina The road as an undersigned York Regional Road number #88, which makes it the second highest numbered York Regional Road.[3]
York Regional Road 9.svg Dalton Road
Main Street Sutton (High Street)
Lake Drive North-Baseline Road
Dalton Road-Ontario Highway 48
Georgina (Sutton) Georgina Two of the roads passes through the centre of the village of Sutton
York Regional Road 11.svg King Road York Region/Peel Region Boundary Yonge Street Richmond Hill, King It passes through King City, Nobleton and Oak Ridges. Named for Major John King, British Under-Secretary of State.
York Regional Road 12.svg Don Mills Road
Leslie Street
The Queensway South
Metro Road South/Morton Avenue Steeles Avenue Markham, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Georgina Leslie Street has new commercial and industrial areas in Richmond Hill
Don Mills Road replaces Leslie Street from John Street-Steeles Avenue
The Queensway passes through the centre of Keswick. Declared to Main Street Keswick in the future.
York Regional Road 13.svg Mount Albert Road
Bradford Street
Holland Landing Road York-Durham Line East Gwillimbury Connects Holland Landing, Sharon and Mount Albert
York Regional Road 14.svg Stouffville Road
Main Street Stouffville
King–Vaughan Townline
Yonge Street York-Durham Line Richmond Hill, Whitchurch–Stouffville It passes through the centre of Gormley and Stouffville. It is one of the busiest rural roads in York Region. Named for Stouffville founder Abraham Stouffer
York Regional Road 15.svg Wellington Street
Aurora Road
Dufferin Street York-Durham Line King, Aurora, Whitchurch–Stouffville Pass through the centre of Aurora. The Aurora GO Station can also be found on this road.
York Regional Road 16.svg Lloydtown-Aurora Road Highway 27 Bathurst Street King Accessible to Highway 400, links Aurora and Lloydtown
York Regional Road 17.svg Islington Avenue Major Mackenzie Drive Steeles Avenue Vaughan Because this road is along the Humber River, this road is very steep at times and contains a lot of curves
York Regional Road 18.svg Park Road Hedge Road in Georgina Ravenshoe Road Georgina The road passes through Sibbald Point Provincial Park, and accessible to Highway 48
York Regional Road 19.svg Green Lane Bathurst Street Woodbine Avenue East Gwillimbury Highway 404's terminus is at Green Lane (until its future extension is complete), and because of that, traffic is busy between Yonge Street and Highway 404
York Regional Road 21.svg Pefferlaw Road Highway 48 Lake Ridge Road (York Region/Durham Region Boundary) Georgina Passes through the centre of Pefferlaw
York Regional Road 24.svg Highway 50 Peel Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) Steeles Avenue Vaughan Forms the boundary between York Region and Peel Region. Most often referred to as Peel Regional Road 50, although the road lies in York Region until Peel Regional Road 14.
York Regional Road 25.svg Major Mackenzie Drive York Region/Peel Region boundary York-Durham Line Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham Formerly a rural road, but urban sprawl in Markham and Vaughan has turned this road into an urban thoroughfare. Named after Major Addison Alexander “Lex” Mackenzie, a former provincial politician and World War I veteran.[4]
York Regional Road 26.svg St. John's Sideroad
18th Sideroad
Bathurst Street McCowan Road Aurora, Whitchurch–Stouffville No access to Highway 404
York Regional Road 27.svg Highway 27 Highway 9 or York Region/Simcoe County boundary Steeles Avenue Vaughan, King Formerly Highway 27 (referred to as Highway 27 in Toronto, and Simcoe County Road 27 in Simcoe County)
York Regional Road 29.svg Gamble Road
19th Avenue
Kirby Road
Dufferin Street Leslie Street Richmond Hill, Markham, Vaughan One of the rural roads in York Region, and extending Kirby Road to Bathurst. Portion named for former York County Warden John William Gamble.
York Regional Road 30.svg York-Durham Line (Also Durham Regional Road 30) Queensville Sideroad in East Gwillimbury Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville, East Gwillimbury Separates Durham Region and York Region. North of East Gwillimbury road continues as Concession Road 1 and Miles Road terminating at Highway 48; south of Steeles/Taunton Road continues as Scarborough-Pickering Townline terminating at Finch Avenue East.
York Regional Road 31.svg Davis Drive (Formerly Provincial Highway 9) Highway 400 York-Durham Region boundary Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Whitchurch–Stouffville One of the busiest rural roads in York Region, separates East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch–Stouffville. Road is still referred to as Davis Drive east into Durham Region. Named for the Davis Leather Company (moved to area by Andrew Davis, son of the founder of Lowell Tannery of King Township and later ran by son Elihu James Davis and Aubrey Davis).[5][6]
York Regional Road 32.svg Ravenshoe Road Holland River at a dead end Lakeridge Road (Durham Regional Road 23) Georgina Runs from southeast of Keswick to Udora.
YRR33.png Glenwoods Avenue The Queensway South Woodbine Avenue Georgina One of the busiest roads of Keswick, from the Queensway South-Woodbine Avenue
York Regional Road 34.svg Bayview Avenue
Prospect Street
Davis Drive Steeles Avenue Markham, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket Very busy with a lot of traffic especially in Markham and Richmond Hill. In Newmarket, a handful of York Region's government buildings can be found.
York Regional Road 38.svg Bathurst Street Holland Marsh at a dead end Steeles Avenue Vaughan, King, Newmarket The road was interrupted by the natural landscape in King
York Regional Road 40.svg Bloomington Road Bathurst Street York-Durham Line Richmond Hill, Whitchurch–Stouffville Formerly Highway 47, one of the busiest rural roads in York Region
YRR45.png Doane Road Yonge Street Woodbine Avenue East Gwillimbury Runs from Holland Landing to south of Queensville.
York Regional Road 48.svg Donald Cousens Parkway Major Mackenzie Drive Highway 407 Markham The road is newly constructed, and therefore the terminus could change in a year-to-year basis. Furthermore, the road is for trucks that have now been banned from Main Street Markham. Formerly called Markham Bypass from 1980s to 1990s, the road is now named after the former mayor of Markham, Donald Cousens.
York Regional Road 49.svg Elgin Mills Road
Teston Road
Nashville Road
York Region/Peel Region Boundary Woodbine Avenue Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham York Regional Road status was interrupted between Highway 27 and Pine Valley Drive, and also between Keele Street and Dufferin Street.
York Regional Road 51.svg Yonge Street Queensville Sideroad Yonge Street East Gwillimbury The road passes through the centre of Holland Landing and serves as an extension of Yonge Street
York Regional Road 53.svg Dufferin Street Lloydtown-Aurora Road/18th Sideroad Steeles Avenue King, Vaughan Sometimes referred to as 3rd Concession Road
York Regional Road 55.svg Jane Street Highway 9 Steeles Avenue King, Vaughan Sometimes referred to as 5th Concession Road
York Regional Road 56.svg Weston Road Highway 9 Steeles Avenue King, Vaughan Sometimes referred to as 6th Concession Road
York Regional Road 57.svg Pine Valley Drive Teston Road Steeles Avenue Vaughan Pine Valley Drive's York Regional Road status was interrupted between Langstaff Road and Rutherford Road
York Regional Road 65.svg Warden Avenue Baseline Road Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville, East Gwillimbury Passes through the centre of the developing Downtown Markham and is being widened to 6 lanes from Steeles to Apple Creek Drive to accommodate the anticipated traffic it will bring. Several traffic lights cause traffic to jam frequently up between Apple Creek and Highway 7. Warden Avenue is currently closed for widening bridges between 16th Avenue Major Mackenzie Drive from June 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013, works will be complete widening road from two to four lanes on Warden Avenue between 16th Avenue Major Mackenzie Drive on November 2014. [1]
York Regional Road 67.svg McCowan Road Bloomington Road Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville Markville Mall and several traffic lights in the area cause this road to jam frequently between Highway 407 and Bullock Drive. In East Gwillimbury, York Regional Road 67 passes through Davis Drive (York 31) to Ravenshoe Road (York 32)
York Regional Road 68.svg Markham Road
Main Street Markham
Highway 407 Steeles Avenue Markham Formerly Highway 48 (downloaded in 1997), the road becomes Highway 48 after 16th Avenue.
York Regional Road 69.svg Ninth Line Aurora Road Steeles Avenue Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville Was at once considered for an expressway. 9th Line borders Cornell and is now changing from a rural road to somewhat of an urban thoroughfare due to urban sprawl, especially in Cornell. Road breaks at Copper Creek Drive and continues due west at Rouge Bank Drive to a dead end south of Sanders Drive near Donald Cousens Parkway; southern portion continues via deteour on Donald Cousens to Steeles Avenue East. Job north of Donald Cousens will be eliminated in future road work by the region.
York Regional Road 71.svg 14th Avenue
Centre Street
Highway 7 York-Durham Line Markham, Vaughan York Regional Road status interrupted between Warden Avenue and Bathurst Street. The original road, however, is linked by Alden Road, John Street and Esna Park Drive, but they are not recognized officially as York Regional Road 71.
York Regional Road 72.svg Langstaff Road York Region/Peel Region boundary Highway 7 Vaughan The road is interrupted twice. The first time is between Keele Street and Jane Street because of the CN rail yard. The second time is between Islington Avenue and Highway 27 because of the Humber River.
York Regional Road 73.svg 16th Avenue
Carrville Road
Rutherford Road
York Region/Peel Region boundary York-Durham Line Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham One of the busiest roads in York Region. It is often packed during the rush hour periods between Kennedy Road and Warden Avenue in Markham. Road connects with Castlemore Road west of Highway 50 (now Peel Regional Road 50) in Brampton, Ontario, then as Bovaird Drive (or Peel Regional Road 10) with in Peel Region, in Halton Region (near Norval, Ontario) road is signed as Guelph Street ending at Main Street North in Georgetown, Ontario.
York Regional Road 74.svg Mulock Drive
Vivian Drive
Bathurst Street York-Durham Line Newmarket, Whitchurch–Stouffville Passes through the Newmarket Theatre. Road likely to named for former Newmarket resident Sir William Mulock.
York Regional Road 76.svg Morton Avenue The Queensway South Woodbine Avenue Georgina Formerly York Regional Road 78
York Regional Road 77.svg Queensville Sideroad Bathurst Street Woodbine Avenue East Gwillimbury Connects River Drive Park, Holland Landing and Queensville.
York Regional Road 78.svg Metro Road The Queensway South Dalton Road Georgina Built on the former railway of the Toronto and York Radial Railway, it passes through the centre of the community of Keswick
York Regional Road 79.svg Old Homestead Road
Station Road
Metro Road North Pefferlaw Road Georgina Former centre in northern Georgina, leads to the village of Pefferlaw.
York Regional Road 80.svg Black River Road Dalton Road Park Road Georgina Named after Black River in Jackson's Point, Ontario
York Regional Road 81.svg Weir's Sideroad Old Homestead Road Ravenshoe Road Georgina Passes through the village of Virigina and the village of Pefferlaw.
York Regional Road 82.svg Victoria Road Ravenshoe Road Lake Ridge Road (York Region/Durham Region Boundary) Georgina This was also declared as Durham Road 1, north of Ravenshoe Road.
York Regional Road 83.svg Holland Landing Road Yonge Street Toll Road East Gwillimbury Passes through the centre of Holland Landing.
95 Steeles Avenue York Region/Peel Region boundary York-Durham Line Vaughan, Markham Steeles, like Highway 50, is an unsigned regional road with an internal number. Road named for hotel owner J. C. Steele and Steel's Corner at Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue.
York Regional Road 99.svg Highway 427 Zenway Boulevard Highway 7 Vaughan York Region built "extension" of Highway 427 runs 700 m (2,300 ft). Regional Road 99 will be bypassed and subsequently removed with the pending northerly extension of Highway 427.

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