Living in Concord
Concord is primarily an Industrial area centred around dufferin and hwy 7. The area between Dufferin and Rutherford up to Major Mac kenzie is all residential, mostly town homes, semi detached and some detached houses. Garages are mostly built ims with some off laneways. The Go Train provides easy access to City of Toronto there is plenty of shopping at the Vaughan Mills shopping centre. Plus plenty of local recreational opportunities at parks and arenas and Canada’s Wonderland.
Concord came into existence as a farming hamlet. The name Concord makes reference to the birthplace of Hiram White, an early settler who was born in Concord, Vermont. In 1853 the Ontario Simcoe and Huron Railway opened a station in Concord putting this hamlet on the map. The Concord post office was opened the following year in 1854. Concord was a typical rural crossroads hamlet; too small to be considered a village. Still it had a general store, a blacksmith shop and a wagon shop.
History of Concord
In the 1950s Concord changed from an agriculture based community to residential and industrial land uses. Ultimately, Concord’s growth would be fueled largely by industry. Today, Concord is one of the largest industrial hubs in the greater Toronto Area.