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Maple, Ontario

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Maple  is a high-growth suburban community northwest of TorontoOntarioCanada, part of the city of Vaughan in York Region.


Maple is accessed by Major Mackenzie Drive and Keele Street. The nearest exit is 3 km west at Highway 400 and Major Mackenzie.

The industrial areas are south and west of Maple, closer to Highway 407, and the Canadian National yards north of Highway 7 (Ontario). Maple is located 13 km NE of Woodbridge, 11 km E of Kleinburg 8 km S of King City, 6.5 km from downtown Richmond Hill 12 km NW of Thornhill N of Highway 401, and SSE of Barrie.

Maple is accessed by a Canadian National line (Toronto - Washago) to its east with its GO Transit Barrie commuter line rail stations at Maple and Rutherford GO stations. Toronto Transit CommissionYork Region Transit, and GO Transit buses serve the area.

Maple formerly had a small airport in the west, the Maple Airport, which closed down in 1987. The runways ran diagonally like the letter x, the runway from northwest to southeast was the longer, and the other ran southwest to northeast. Streets like AvroLockheed, and Mustang on the site of the airport are named after airplanes.

In 2006 Maple gained bus-rapid-transit service under York Region's Transit (YRT) system.


The west branch of the Don River rises to the northwest and flows 1 km west of Maple. Several creeks are to the east and the Black Creek begins slightly west of Vellore. The Oak Ridges Moraine is to the northeast which supplies a lot of water to the Greater Toronto Area.

Black Creek flows in the west, the Don River flows to the northern and the eastern part. York University Keele Campus lies to the south of Steeles Avenue, within the city of Toronto.


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