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The approximate boundaries for Clarkson are the Dundas south to the lake, Winston Churchill to the west and Clarkson Road to the East, the village of Clarkson runs east along Lakeshore from Southdown and also includes some housing south of Lakeshore. This area also includes Sheridan Homelands which is west of Winston Churchill and South of Dundas.
Clarkson Community Centre & Library features the Clarkson Branch Library, Clarkson Arena, a full size gymnasium, an outdoor children's water play area and a variety of multipurpose rooms. There are a number of parks in the area as well. Clarkson is home to the Clarkson Hurricanes and the Clarkson Hockey Association.
In 2008 the Village of Clarkson celebrated its 200th anniversary. It was in 1808 when two brothers with the last name Clarkson came to this area from Albany, New York. Warren, one of the brothers invested in land over the years. He eventually built the first store along a stagecoach trail which is now called Clarkson Road. A post office was opened in the store and Warrens son became the postmaster. The community remained small for over 50 years. It housed a railway station, a church and a school.
At one time strawberry's were farmed here and the area actually became known as the Strawberry capital of Ontario.
Real Estate in Clarkson, Mississauga
Homes in Clarkson are made up of homes in all price ragnes from starter homes to higher end properties. The area has single family detached homes, semi-detached properties, condos and town houses. Also there are lower priced town homes and rental apartments.
The area is known for its mature trees and large lots. People enjoy living in the Clarkson area for its close proximity to the Go Train and access to Toronto on the QEW, while retaining its small town feel.
Clarkson Secondary School Report
Iona Secondary School
Elmcrest Public School
Hillside Senior Public School
Willow Glen Public School
St Helen Separate School
École Horizon Jeunesse
Clarkson Village has many smaller shops and restaurants in close proximity along Lakeshore Road. At the corner of Southdown and Clarkson Roads there is a shopping plaza with a Canadian Tire, Metro and many smaller stores and restaurants.
Sheridan Mall is located on Erin Mills Parkway just north of the QEW.
Clarkson is home to the Clarkson GO Station which is located on the Lakeshore West line. Mississauga Transit routes 8, 13, 23, 37, 37A, 45, and 45A, service the area and all of which feed into the GO station. Highways 403 and QEW are very close to Clarkson. The main roads in the Clarkson area are Lakeshore Road West, Southdown Road, and Royal Windsor Drive.