Kirby, Ontario

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Kirby is located in Ontario
Location of Kirby in Ontario

Kirby is a rural hamlet located in the Municipality of Clarington in Durham Region in Ontario, Canada. On Highway 35/115, it is north of Orono, approximately a 45-minute drive east of Toronto. The community is named for Kirkby, North Yorkshire.[1]

The hamlet also features the Kirby United Church, although services are not held there anymore. [2]

Coordinates: 44°00′43″N 78°36′36″W / 44.012°N 78.610°W / 44.012; -78.610


Kirby Public School is the most popular school in the area. In 2017, Kirby School was absorbed by Orono public school.


  1. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 183. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 19 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Kirby Books – Orono United Church". Retrieved 2019-04-10.