Mount Joy, Ontario

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Mount Joy
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 43°53′17″N 79°15′47″W / 43.88806°N 79.26306°W / 43.88806; -79.26306
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regional municipality York
City Markham
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 905 and 289
NTS Map 030M14
GNBC Code FCFAS

Mount Joy is a community located in north part of Markham, Ontario, Canada near Highway 48 and 16th Avenue and part of the former Village of Markham.

Like Quantztown, the former farm land in the area has given way to new homes.

Parks and recreation[edit]

  • Mount Joy Park

Mount Joy Community Centre[edit]

Mount Joy Community Centre consists of an indoor ice arena and a larger outdoor soccer pitch/football field.[1]

Transportation[edit]

GO Transit's Stouffville Line has a station stop, Mount Joy, on the borders of this community. The station is also served by GO bus routes 70 and 71. 71 runs between Union Station and Uxbridge, while 70 runs between Unionville and Uxbridge.

York Region Transit routes 16 and 18 pass through this area. The area is also served by YRT's 407 Express routes 300, 301, 303, and 304, all of which terminate at Mount Joy GO Station.

Coordinates: 43°53′17″N 79°15′47″W / 43.88806°N 79.26306°W / 43.88806; -79.26306

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