Foxboro, Ontario


Foxboro, Ontario

Foxboro is a community located in southern Ontario. Foxboro is located north of Belleville, east of Trenton and Toronto and west of Kingston. Foxboro is bypassed with highway 62 linking Belleville and Bancroft, it also serves roads to and from Frankford, another for Stirling and Marmora and Plainfield via Mudcat Lane. The Moira River runs in the east of the community. The village of Foxboro is administratively part of the City of Belleville and the Mayor is Neil Ellis.

Nearest places

*Stirling, northwest (distance: 12 km)
*Plainfield, northeast (distance: about 6 km)
*Belleville, south (distance: 10 km from the centre)
*Frankford, west (distance: about 23 km)

Geography and Information

The area around Foxboro are made up of hills, farmlands and forests within the valley and hilly areas. The main industry until the mid-20th century were agriculture, businesses and other industries such as cheese making. The downtown section features a couple of shops on Main Street where Highways 14 and 62 used to pass as well as on North Main Street and Old Madoc Road. The village was originally called Smithville after its founding resident Smith Demorest who built a modern clapboard house in 1810 on the Fifth Concession. The house still stands today at the corner of Main St. and the Fifth Concession.

Other

Foxboro features a school, churches, banks (ATM only) and several parks.

ee also

*List of communities in Ontario


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