Maple is a high-growth suburban community northwest of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, part of the city of Vaughan in York Region. In 2001, its population was 36,385 (though Statistics Canada indicates a population of 37,050), living in 10893 dwellings.
Maple is accessed by Major Mackenzie Drive and Keele Street. The nearest exit is 3 km west at Highway 400 and Major Mackenzie.
The industrial areas are south and west of Maple, closer to Highway 407, and the Canadian National yards north of Highway 7 (Ontario). Maple is located 13 km NE of Woodbridge, 11 km E of Kleinburg 8 km S of King City, 6.5 km from downtown Richmond Hill 12 km NW of Thornhill N of Highway 401, and SSE of Barrie.
Maple is accessed by a Canadian National line (Toronto - Washago) to its east with its GO Transit Bradford (GO Transit) rail stations at Maple (GO Station) and Rutherford (GO Station). Toronto Transit Commission, York Region Transit, and GO Transit buses serve the area.
Maple formerly had a small airport in the west, which was closed down in the late 20th century. The runways ran diagonally like the letter x, the runway from northwest to southeast was the longer, and the other ran southwest to northeast. Streets like Avro, Lockheed, and Mustang on the site of the airport are named after airplanes.
Maple was an agricultural community. Much of the area used to be farmlands. The forests are to the Don Valley, the southwest, once within Vellore, the northwest, mixed in the north and plenty to its east and the northeast with a hill The centre of the community was to its east and the central part. The urban areas were only to the northeast and the southwest.