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York Regional Road 27
Highway 27
Length: 29.1 km (18 mi)
South end: Steeles Avenue
North end: Ontario 9.png Highway 9
Counties: York Region
Major cities: Vaughan
King

York Regional Road 27 or just simply Highway 27 refers to a major arterial road running through the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada.

Contents

Road Information

  • Locally Referred to as: Highway 27
  • Municipalities : Vaughan, King
  • Length: 29.1 km (within York Region)
  • Transportation: Mainly YRT Route 27
  • Attractions: Humber River
  • Road Status:
  • Zoning: Mainly low density industrial and residential in Vaughan, pockets of low density residential north of Islington Avenue
  • Additional Information: The road was originally a provincial highway, but was downloaded into the municipality of York Region. It is still referred to as Highway 27 today.

History

It was originally a King's Highway that extended from Highway 2 in Long Branch, Ontario (Etobicoke Township) to Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay in Ontario.

After provincial downloading in 1997, most of the remaining sections of Highway 27 were removed from the King's Highway system and made the responsibility of local municipalities. Today the road is known as York Regional Road 27 in York Region.

Landmarks

Major roads/highways that cross Highway 27

See also

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