Richmond Hill is a city in south-central York Region, part of the GTA is the regions third most populous municipality and the 28th most populous municipality in Canada. Just over an hour drive to downtown Toronto, there are many public transit options in the city. Public transit within the city of Richmond Hill is on buses coordinated by York Region Transit. Commuter train service is provided to the city by GO Transit on the Richmond Hill line with two stations in the city, Richmond Hill Station and Langstaff Station.
Richmond Hill has seen significant population growth since the 1990s and is now home to 195,022 people. This is a very diverse city with visible minorities making up 60% of the population. Richmond Hill is an affluent community with more than 52% of families reporting incomes greater than $70,000 and over 31% of households reporting incomes greater than $100,000. The most prevalent occupations in this city are being in business, finance and administration and management sectors.
Richmond Hill offers something for everyone. Richmond Hill has 166 parks, the largest of which is Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park which includes several baseball diamonds, two ice skating rinks, a 300-person amphitheatre and a skateboard park. There is a total of 6 public swimming pools including an indoor wave pool.
The city is home to the David Dunlap Observatory telescope, the largest in Canada. Each summer, the city features a concert series entitled "Concerts in the Park" are held at Mill Pond Park, with some Sunday concerts at Richmond Green Park.
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Uncle Reza's Sangak Bread and Persian Gulf Food Production are great bakeries near Baif Garden Court. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate local cafe's like Real Fruit Bubble Tea, TEMPORARILY CLOSED- Second Cup Coffee Co., and Teaopia. Locals recommend eating at Mr. PRETZEL'S, New York Fries - Hillcrest Mall and Manchu Wok in North Richvale - they have great food! There is a surprising amount of green space with Baif Park and Penwick Park nearby Baif Garden Court. You can find pharmacies Shoppers Drug Mart and Viva Health Centre Richmond Hill ON within walking distance. Observatory Place Plaza is a shopping center in North Richvale that has something for everyone. Take your pets to Weldrick Animal Hospital. The local school in North Richvale is St Charles Garnier Catholic Elementary School.