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Newmarket
Town of Newmarket
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – Situated in the historic Main Street area.
Newmarket's Old Town Hall – Situated in the historic Main Street area.
Motto(s): 
"Prudence"
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
Location of Newmarket within York Region.
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
Regional municipality York Region
Settled 1801
Incorporated 1857 (village)
Incorporated 1880 (town)
Government
 • Type Seat of York Region
Area
 • Total 38.45 km2 (14.85 sq mi)
Elevation
239 m (784 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 84,224 (Ranked 69th)
 • Density 2,190.5/km2 (5,673/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Forward Sortation Area
L3X to L3Y
Area code(s) 905 and 289

Newmarket is a town in Ontario, Canada. The town is north of Toronto. The town was founded in 1801. Actors John Candy and Jim Carrey were born here.

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