Communities / Vaughan
Vaughan is a city in York Region north of Toronto. Vaughan was the fastest-growing municipality in Canada between 1996–2006, achieving a population growth rate of 80.2% according to Statistics Canada having nearly doubled in population since 1991. It is the fifth-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area, and the 17th largest city in Canada.
Vaughan is bounded by Caledon and Brampton to the west, King and Richmond Hill to the north, Markham and Richmond Hill to the east, and Toronto, to the south. It is located at 43°50′N 79°30′W. Its located approximately 25 minutes from Downtown Toronto. The city is known for the slogan “The City Above Toronto.”
There are six communities that make up the city of Vaughan. They are commonly seen today to extend to areas far beyond their original sites that encompass lesser-known communities in turn.
Woodbridge: North/South- Teston/Steeles, East/West – Hwy 400/Hwy 50
Vaughan Metropolitan Centre: North/South – Hwy 7/Steeles, East/West – Hwy 400/Jane
Maple: North/South – King Vaughan Line/Rutherford, East/West – Bathurst/Hwy 400
Thornhill: North/South – Hwys. 7 and 407 (or, to some, as far north as Teston for the area west of Bathurst) /Steeles, East/West – Yonge/Dufferin
Concord: North/South – Rutherford/Steeles, East/West – Bathurst/Hwy 400
Kleinburg: North/South – King Vaughan Line/Major Mac, East/West – Hwy 400/Hwy 50