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Unionville, Ontario
Welcome to Unionville, Ontario
Unionville Information

The Planing Mill is located in the town of Unionville which is an upscale suburban community in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Tourism, brings many visitors to town to enjoy the great restaurants, unique boutique shops and the historic Planing Mill Water Wheel. The historic village downtown section of Unionville is typical of a small town that was built over a century ago. The historic Main Street of Unionville attracts thousands of visitors each year. The Main Street also features a number of "century homes" dating back to the 1800s. The highlite of the year is the Unionville Festival.

The main street has been used as a stand-in for fictional Connecticut town Stars Hollow during the first season of The Gilmore Girls television show, as well as other television and movie backdrops.

Unionville is part of the city of Markham, whose population in 2006 was 261,573. Markham's average income was number 8 in the Southern Ontario area, at $79,924. It is reported that Unionville homeowners, have one of the highest incomes per household in Canada. Home prices range from $ 550,000 to $ 6 Million. Unionville High School is known across Canada for its unique Music and arts program, and the Unionville Theater attracts some of Canada's top performers.

The next time you are in the area of Highway 7 and Kennedy Rd., drive up Main Street and get to know the town. If you are planning a wedding you may want to plan on getting some great photos in front of the water wheel at the famous Unionville Planing Mill.

Unionville Planing Mill and Pond
Unionville Main Street
Unionville Planing Mill and Pond
Unionville Main Street
Unionville's Toogood Pond and Park

Just to the north of the famous Planing Mill is a great place to walk and relax. TooGood Pond is a delightful 33-hectare park with many marshes, birds, ducks and a naturalized pond and a dam.

A great walkway circles the pond and is popular for families, taking leisurely walks. Visit this web site for trails and directions.

Unionville Toogood Pond
Unionville Toogood Pond Wallkway
Toogood Pond Water Dam & Pedestrian Bridge
Toogood Pond Walkway

 

Unionville Millenium Bandstand
Millenium Bandstand
Old Unionville Congregational Church
Old Unionville Congregational Church
Counsellor Don Hamilton, Mark Smith,
& Mayor Frank Scarpitti
The Unionville Festival