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The village was known briefly as Miles Hill then Mount Pleasant and by 1830 the name Richmond Hill had been well established.Popular history cites the name Richmond Hill may have come from the Duke of Richmond visiting the area, however the family of Benjamin Barnard believed the name came about when their father taught his school classes to sing "The Lass of Richmond Hill", a song from his childhood upbringing in Richmond, Surrey.
25has been responsible for countless marriages and relationships, making it Canada's leading company when it comes to speed dating.Information is entered by event organisers and may be subject to change, please see event page for latest information.Richmond Hill is one of Canada's fastest growing communities.William Berczy came from Genesee New York in 1794 and brought a group of settlers with him; the group was granted 64,000 acres of land in Markham Township.This land comprised what is now the southeast corner of Richmond Hill.Until recently, the town was infamous for having as many strip clubs and adult only stores as churches.
Many of these establishments have since been shut down and replaced by other structures, greatly improving the downtown area.
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Richmond Hill's town motto is "En la rose, je fleuris" (French for "Like the rose, I flourish), reflecting perhaps the motto of the Duke of Richmond or the fact the town was a rose-growing centre in the early 1900's - at the time the town was known as the Rose Capital of Canada.
A newer motto "A little north, a little nicer" makes reference to its geographical relation to the Greater Toronto Area and a quieter lifestyle.
Many wealthy Chinese from Hong Kong emigrated in the early to mid-1990s, when there was worry regarding the possible handing over of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China.