Nobleton, Ontario

Nobleton (2016 population 4,614 [2]) is an unincorporated community in southwestern King, Ontario, Canada. It is the third-largest community in the township, after King City and Schomberg. Located south of the Oak Ridges Moraine, Nobleton is surrounded by hills and forests. Many horse farms are found on Nobleton's eastern periphery.

It is located between King City and Bolton along King Road, and directly north of Kleinburg along Highway 27. To the northwest is Hammertown.

Unincorporated community
Nobleton is located in Canada
Location within Canada
Nobleton is located in Ontario
Location within Ontario
Nobleton is located in North America
Location within North America
Coordinates: 43°54′08″N 79°39′10″W / 43.90222°N 79.65278°W
Regional MunicipalityYork
 • Township mayorSteve Pellegrini
 • MPDeb Schulte
 • MPPStephen Lecce
 • CouncillorDave Boyd[1]
 • Land5.64 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
 • Total4,614
 • Density817.7/km2 (2,118/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)905 and 289
NTS Map030M13


Nobleton is at an elevation of approximately 300 m, just south of the regional peak of the Oak Ridges Moraine.

The Humber River flows in the southwestern part with a conservation area covering the southwest.

The Oak Ridges Moraine is to the north and is covered with pine forests with a few other types of trees and lakes to the north and the northeast. Nobleton Lakes is located nearly 2 to 3 km north and includes two lakes and a golf and Country Club. Forests are scattered throughout Nobleton's valleys to the east and into the southeastern portion. The farmlands lie to the west, south, east, and sporadically to the north.

The power lines lie to the west and to the east and both link up to central Ontario.


Nobleton was first settled in 1812, primarily based on its location midway between King City and Bolton on the east–west route, and Kleinburg and Schomberg on the north–south route. Taverns and hotels were built to serve travellers, and general stores and a post office were built to serve the fledgling businesses. The board and batten blacksmith shop originally built in Nobleton in the 1850s was moved to Black Creek Pioneer Village.[3]

The village takes its name from Joseph Noble, an early settler of the town, and local tavern keeper.

The slow urbanization of Nobleton began in the 1950s and the 1960s, with development of portions of the village's southwest. Housing developments began in the northern part of the village in the 1990s and 2000s.

After construction of the wastewater system, several applications for the construction of residential subdivisions were made. There are three active developments that will add 914 detached homes, 31 detached condominium units, 46 semi-detached homes, and 38 townhouses.[4] These will all be situated near Highway 27.


The one heavily populated business area of Nobleton is the Nobleton Plaza located along Ontario Highway 27. The plaza has a pharmacy, a post office, a family dentist, a Toronto Dominion bank, a jewelry store, a dry cleaners, a pool supply shop, a pizza and wings shop, a convenience store, and a Tim Hortons.

A new business plaza completed construction next to the Nobleton Plaza in the summer of 2015. The new plaza has a No Frills, an LCBO, a Scotia Bank, a Subway franchise, a Sunset Grill franchise, a dry cleaners, and a nail salon.

Other business developments include another bakery, an Italian restaurant, a custom upholstery shop, a Chinese food restaurant, a gluten free dessert shop, and a dining restaurant called Raffaele’s Cantina, among many others.[5] The town also has many small businesses owned by locals.

King Brewery is based in Nobleton.


Nobleton is represented on King Township council by Ward 2.

  • Ward 2 Councillor Dave Boyd.

Education and community centres

Nobleton house
A typical Nobleton house on a heavily wooded lot

The town is served by both public and Catholic separate schools for elementary and junior-age children. In the public system, Nobleton Junior Public School and Nobleton Senior Public School are within the community and high school students attend King Secondary in King City.

Nobleton also offers the community an accredited Montessori private school. The Montessori Country School has been a part of the town for over 25 years and is located on the 15th Sideroad on 10 acres (40,000 m2).

Pre-high school Catholic children attend St. Mary Catholic School and high school students attend Cardinal Carter in Aurora.

Dr. William Laceby Community Centre has large regulation size ice rink is available for figure skating, curling, speed skating and hockey.

Local Services

Nobleton Fire Station 38 provides fire suppression for the area and part of King Township Fire Services. Policing is provided by York Regional Police. York Region EMS provides ambulance services.


  • "(Code 1071) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-25.
  • "Population and Dwelling Counts and Population Rank, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Urban Areas, 2001 Census - 100% Data". 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2006-06-29.
  • "Nobleton, ON". Community Demographics. Industry Canada. Archived from the original on 2007-06-04. Retrieved 2006-06-29.
  • "Nobleton [Population centre], Ontario and Ontario [Province]". Census Profile, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2016.


  1. ^ "LIVE: Nobleton newcomer fires up King Township council, incumbents win handily in other wards". 27 October 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Statistics Canada: 2016 census.
  3. ^ Mika, Mike; Mika, Helma; Thompson, Gary (2000). Black Creek Pioneer Village: Toronto's Living History Village. Dundurn. ISBN 1896219640.
  4. ^ "Nobleton Development". The Corporation of the Township of King. Retrieved 2012-04-16.
  5. ^ Mark Pavilons (8 October 2014). "Holland Marsh Soupfest draws record crowds". Retrieved 1 April 2015.

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Coordinates: 43°54′8″N 79°39′10″W / 43.90222°N 79.65278°W

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King Brewery is a brewery in Nobleton, Ontario, Canada which has won a number of awards. It operates in a traditional German style, producing lagers. Owner and brewmaster Philip DiFonzo gained input from over 200 bars, pubs, taverns, and restaurants before launching in July 2002 with a single Czech-style Bohemian Pilsner. King Brewery's 20 hectolitre brewhouse with a steam-fired kettle continues to be one of very few authentic Decoction Brew houses in Canada. This popular method of brewing in Germany is rare in Canada as it takes longer and is a more expensive brewing process.

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Nick Shortill

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NightMare (scareware)

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Nobleton Airport

Nobleton Airport, formerly TC LID: CPW3, was located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) north of Nobleton, Ontario, Canada. It was a private airport, and was run by Beacon Hill Airpark Ltd. Its runways were made of turf.

The airstrip is now site of 4 residential properties but the outline of the turf runway is still visible from the air.

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In 1999, Roger Attfield was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame and in 2006, he was nominated for induction into the U.S. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. [1]

In 2012, Roger Attfield was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame In 2012, Roger Attfield was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame.

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