Uxbridge Posted by ROMP Online December 21st, 2014

Uxbridge

UXBRIDGE

ABOUT TRENT HILLS

Uxbridge is a small picturesque community whose township has incorporated many of the surrounding hamlets including Coppins Corners, Goodwood, Leaksdale, Sandford, Sandy Hook, Siloam, Udora and Zephyr. It is known as the Trail Capital of Canada with 220 kilometers of managed trails on over 8,000 acres of protected green space. The small town’s appreciation for art and literature stems from its early industry Uxbridge Piano and Organ Company and the Gold Medal Radio and Photography Company both making their homes in the community. Uxbridge is home to a number of prosperous businesses and has also maintained its agricultural roots.

HIGHLIGHTS

Uxbridge has many opportunities for recreational activities such as hiking and snowshoeing trails, cross-country ski tracks, golf courses, tennis courts, and skating rinks. Many museums and art galleries display Uxbridge’s rich culture and heritage.

HEALTHCARE

Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation. Currently, this site employs 11 full-time family physicians, eight actively participate in hospital work through the emergency room and in-patient care. In Uxbridge, two walk-in clinics operate for those who are without a family physician.

Hamilton: 144km

London: 259km

Sudbury: 364km

Kingston: 252km

Ottawa: 360km

Toronto: 76km

Level of Service: Primary Care

Number of Beds: 20

Catchment: 21,000

Referral Sites: Markham

Learner Parking: $6/day

Population: 20,623

Median Age: 44.2

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