Oak Ridges, located along Yonge Street in Richmondhill, is a small community which was established in the late 18th century. It is best known for being close to one of the most significant landforms in southern Ontario: The Oak Ridges Moraine, which contains a rich resource of water, sand, and gravel vital to the Greater Toronto Area. It is also recognized for its relation to Lake Wilcox, which not only provides neighbors with outdoor recreational activities such as skating and fishing, but supports diverse biological communities.
Wilcox Lake, Richmond Hill
Housing projects made their way to the area between the 1950's and 1990's and continue to develop to this date. In recent years, the Town of Richmond Hill has also opened doors to various businesses as well as other commercial developments into Oak Ridges, welcoming growth and expansion into the community.
Oak Ridges is a beautiful, richly-constructed, and environmentally diverse neighbourhood which welcomes all families to enjoy its cozyness.
Oak Ridges Fair, Wilcox Lake, Richmond Hill
Oak Ridges Festival, Richmond Hill
Oak Ridges Real Estate
Even though founded in 1980 the greatest growth in Oak Ridges has happened over the past 10 years. The majority of the properties are now single family detached homes but townhouses are now becoming an important part of the community. Most homes are 30 and 40 ft wide, and the lot depth depends on the neighbourhood.