|Town of Georgina|
|Coordinates(Civic Centre): 44°18′N79°26′W / 44.300°N 79.433°W Coordinates: 44°18′N79°26′W / 44.300°N 79.433°W|
|Regional Municipality||York Region|
|Amalgamated||1971 (township) |
|Named for||George III|
|• Mayor||Margaret (Jordan) Quirk|
|• Regional Councillor / Deputy Mayor||Naomi Davidson|
|• Total||287.69 km2 (111.08 sq mi)|
|• Density||165.6/km2 (429/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Postal code FSA|
|Area code(s)||905, 289 and 705|
|NTS Map||31D6 Beaverton|
Georgina (Canada 2016 Census population 45,418) is a town in south-central Ontario, and the northernmost municipality in the Regional Municipality of York. The town is bounded to the north by Lake Simcoe. Although incorporated as a town, it operates as a township in which dispersed communities share a common administrative council. The largest communities are Keswick, Sutton and Jackson's Point. Smaller communities include Pefferlaw, Port Bolster, Roches Point, Udora and Willow Beach. The town was formed by the merger of the Village of Sutton, the Township of Georgina and the Township of North Gwillimbury in 1971 and incorporated in 1986. North Gwillimbury had previously been part of Georgina but became its own township in 1826. It took its name from the family of Elizabeth Simcoe, née Gwillim.
The main centres in Georgina are the communities of Keswick, Belhaven, Sutton West, Jackson's Point,  Baldwin, Virginia, Pefferlaw, Port Bolster, Udora and Willow Beach. Other settlements include Jersey, Cedarbrae, Brown Hill, Island Grove, Maple Hill, Elm Grove, Roches Point (named for the family of Author Mazo de la Roche, who is buried in the cemetery, at St. George's Anglican Church, Sibbald Point), Sibbald Point, Virginia/Virginia Beach (originally called Frenchtown), McRae Beach, Duclos Point, Balfour Beach, Varney, Brighton Beach and a variety of other beach communities. 
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Georgina had a population of 47,642 living in 17,895 of its 19,368 total private dwellings, a change of 4.9% from its 2016 population of 45,418. With a land area of 287.69 km2 (111.08 sq mi), it had a population density of 165.6/km2 (428.9/sq mi) in 2021. 
Racial profile As per the 2011 Canadian Census
Mother Tongue 
The Town of Georgina operates under a ward system, and its municipal council consists of the mayor, regional councillor (known procedurally as deputy mayor) and a councillor for each of the five wards. The current council consists of: 
The mayor and deputy mayor represent Georgina at meetings of York Regional Council.
Georgina is part of the Federal riding of York—Simcoe, represented by Scot Davidson of the Conservative Party of Canada, who was elected in a by-election on February 25, 2019. 
Provincially, it was part of the riding of York North until 2007 and is now part of the provincial riding of York—Simcoe, represented by Caroline Mulroney of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.
|Climate data for Ravenshoe, elevation: 250.9 m or 823 ft, 1971-2000 normals, [lower-alpha 1] extremes 1973-1992|
|Record high °C (°F)||11.5|
|Average high °C (°F)||−3.9|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−8.0|
|Average low °C (°F)||−12.0|
|Record low °C (°F)||−35.0|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||57.0|
|Average rainfall mm (inches)||12.6|
|Average snowfall cm (inches)||44.3|
|Average precipitation days (≥ 0.2 mm)||15.7||12.7||13.3||12.6||12.7||12.1||11.0||12.5||13.1||14.4||14.5||16.7||161.3|
|Average rainy days (≥ 0.2 mm)||3.0||3.3||7.2||10.6||12.5||12.1||11.0||12.5||13.1||13.8||10.5||5.3||114.9|
|Average snowy days (≥ 0.2 cm)||13.5||10.5||7.6||3.1||0.36||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||1.0||5.7||13.1||54.86|
|Source: Environment Canada |
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Sutton is a suburban community located nearly 2 km south of Lake Simcoe in Ontario, Canada. The community was formerly a village but is now part of the Town of Georgina after amalgamation with it and North Gwillimbury in 1971. The Black River runs on the north end of the downtown. Highway 48 goes just south of the downtown. Sutton has a population of just over 6,000 people. Sutton is located about 1 hour north of Toronto.
Pefferlaw is a community within the Town of Georgina, located 3 kilometres south of the southeastern shores of Lake Simcoe. The Pefferlaw River runs south of the community's commercial district. Pefferlaw is passed on the north by Highway 48 and Lake Ridge Road to the east, and is serviced by Pefferlaw Road which links these two traffic arteries. Pefferlaw along with Virginia Beach, Udora and Port Bolster is in the 705 area code. The Canadian National railway passes through Pefferlaw and, until the early 1990s, served a train station in the community's commercial district. This railway links Toronto with Orillia and Northern Ontario with Via Rail transcontinental trains heading to Vancouver.
Udora is a small rural community in Ontario, Canada. It has a population estimated to be around 500 and is situated in the most south-eastern part of Georgina, split between York Region and Durham Region. The town was originally known as Snoddon Corners and was the location of the Snoddon Hotel.
Sibbald Point Provincial Park is a provincial park located in Sutton West, Ontario, Canada on the southern shores of Lake Simcoe, 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Toronto. The park is located to the east of the vacation town of Jackson's Point, and The Briars Resort and Country Club which was still owned by the Sibbald family until it was sold in 2017.
Keswick High School is a public high school in the York Region District School Board. It is located in Keswick, Ontario, and serves Grade 9 to 12 students from the growing Keswick community. It follows the curriculum standards set by the Ontario Ministry of Education and was officially opened in September 2000.
York Region Paramedic Services provides legislated land ambulance services and paramedic care for the local municipalities within York Region. Paramedic Services is a division of the Region's Paramedic and Seniors Service Branch. Prior to 2000, ambulance services were provided by 2 private operators, York County Hospital, Nobleton Volunteer Ambulance and Ontario's Ministry of Health. The patchwork of service also had York Region dispatched by 3 different Ministry of Health Communication Centres. Georgian CACC now dispatches the whole region on the Ontario Government leased Bell Mobility Fleetnet VHF trunked radio system. There are approximately 480 full-time paramedics serving the region. Paramedic Operations are based in East Gwillimbury, Ontario.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is a conservation authority established in 1951, and is among the oldest in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Georgina Public Library is a library system with locations in Keswick, Sutton and Pefferlaw Ontario, Canada. It was founded when the Town of Georgina was formed from North Gwillimbury Township, the Village of Sutton, and Township of Georgina in 1986.
Elections in the Regional Municipality of York of Ontario, Canada were held on October 24, 2022, in conjunction with municipal elections across the province.