Uxbridge, north of of Oshawa, has quite a few heritage homes dating back to the mid 1800s. The town grew when it was located on the route of the 1850 era Toronto and Nipissing Railway into northern Ontario. The town's 21,000 residents are employed by a strong industrial base focused on automotive, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications manufacturing.The town has excellent rail connections, including GO-Transit, and excellent highways including Highways. 401 and 407, as wells as Highways. 2,. 12, and. 7.
Uxbridge has five public schools, 1 Catholic Schools, 1 High School, 1 libraries, and is also home to a private school and a campus of Duham College.
Uxbridge has a mall, some plazas, a recently built "power centre" and a shopping areas in "downtown" Uxbridge
Uxbridge has a beautiful harbour with two marinas, alongside Iroquois Park Sports Centre multi-sport facility, the Whitby Shores Waterfront Trails, as well as a rec centre, an arena several community centre, 7 golf courses, 100 parks, and a roller skating centre. For others there are Cullen Gardens and Miniature Village, The Station Gallery, Hunter Farms, Camp X, and Captain Rowe House,.
Uxbridge is predominantly detached single-family homes (around $300,000), with some semi-detatched homes (around $210,000), townhouses (around $210,000), condominiums (around !165,000), executive homes (up to around $500,000), and apartments available.