Markham Fun Facts
Sample list of tourist attractions in Markham:
- Fletcher's Fields
- Cathedral of the Transfiguration
- Markham Museum
- Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery
- Markham Fair
- Markham Jazz Festival
- Unionville Festival
- Taste of Asia Festival
- Heintzman House
- Tony Roman Memorial Hockey Tournament
The median value of a household in Markham is $500,741 which is 1.8 times higher than the national average at $280,552.
Markham's official website is http://www.markham.ca/
Markham is made up of many original 19th century communities (many of which, despite being technically suburban districts today, are still signed with official 'city limits' signs on major roads) and/or each with a distinctive character:.
Markham's geo-coordinates are 43.8833° N, 79.25° W.
Light industries and businesses began to move into Markham in the 1980s attracted by land and lower taxes.
The mayor and four regional councillors are elected by the community to represent the City of Markham at the regional level.
Markham's land mass is 212.58 km2 with a population density is 1,419.3 people per km2.
Markham is about 212.47 square kilometers.
Markham changed its status from town to city on July 1, 2012.
Sample list of famous people who were born in Markham:
- Justin Peroff ( Drummer, Actor, Film Score Composer, Disc jockey and Musician )
- Paula Brancati ( Actor )
- Jeffrey Gonsalves
- William Henry Moore ( Lawyer )
- Bill Crothers
- Benjamin Wait
- Daniel Morad
- John de Gray
- Hugh Powell Crosby
- George Washington Badgerow
- David Reesor
- Paul Calandra
- Edward L. Cash
- William Eakin
- Jeff Skinner ( Ice hockey player )
- Ethan Werek ( Ice hockey player )
- Kevin Schmidt
- Albert Robertson
- Mariah Madigan
- Sarah Wells ( Track and field athlete )
- Lloyd Montgomery Pidgeon ( Chemist )
- Sam Carrick ( Ice hockey player )
- Steven Stamkos ( Ice hockey player and Athlete )
- Eve Badana
- Shamawd Chambers
- Charles Querrie
- Nick Mazzoli
- Tanner Richard
- Walter MacMorris Dack ( Journalist )
- Charles Hastings ( Physician )
- David McMackon
List of airports near Markham:
- Markham Airport
- Buttonville Municipal Airport
Sample list of newspapers published in Markham:
- Markham Economist and Sun
Markham is located within driving distance of several universities in the Greater Toronto Area:.
Markham is located in Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada.
Monday August 25, 2014