The community of Greensborough is located in the city of Markham in the Regional Municipality of York, in the Canadian province of Ontario. There are 74.09 km2 or 28.61 square miles of land in the province. Bur Oak Avenue, a four-lane road running roughly east-west, is the community’s main thoroughfare.
Markham’s Greensborough is one of the easternmost and northernmost communities, with the exception of Dickson Hill. A short distance north of Markham Village, west of Cornell, and east of Mount Joy, this neighbourhood is located. Areas north of 16th Avenue, west of Ninth Line, south of Major MacKenzie Drive, and east of Markham Road are included. Much of the northern part of the community remains uninhabited.
Many forest lots and parks can be found within the city limits of Greensborough. Rouge Park, a renowned watershed park in the Greater Toronto Area, is located in large part in this community. Swan Lake Park is another popular park in the south-central portion of the Community.
Public transportation is readily available in Greensborough. Toronto’s York Region Transit (YRT) serves the area via route 18 (east-west along Bur Oak Ave. ), routes 85 and 4 (east-west along 16th Ave. and Major Mackenzie Dr., respectively), route 9 (north-south along Ninth Line) and route 102 (north-south, operated by the TTC through a contract with YRT). Passengers can connect to Viva (bus rapid transit) services at Markham Stouffville Hospital in the east where Routes 9, 16, 18, and 25 terminate. Passengers can connect to TTC subway services in the City of Toronto from the Warden subway station at the end of Route 102. At the western edge of the community, Mount Joy GO Station at Bur Oak Ave. and Markham Rd. provide commuter train and bus services to destinations such as York University and Union Station.
Greensborough Coordinates: 43°54′11″N 79°15′13″W