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Markdale is served by the Blue Water District School Board, which operates several schools in the area:
Markdale is a small town located in the municipality of West Grey, in the Canadian province of Ontario. The town has a rich history dating back to the early 19th century when the first settlers arrived in the area.
The town was named after Dr. William Mark, who was one of the first settlers in the area. He arrived in 1851 and established a sawmill and gristmill, which were important to the early development of the town. The mill also served as a hub for the local community, with a post office and store being established nearby.
The town continued to grow in the following years, with the arrival of more settlers and the construction of a school and church. The railway arrived in Markdale in 1872, which further helped to boost the town's growth and development.
During the 20th century, Markdale continued to grow and diversify its economy, particularly in agriculture and manufacturing. The town has also played a role in the area's cultural heritage, as it has a vibrant arts community, as well as a number of museums and historical sites, like the Grey Roots Museum & Archives.
Today, Markdale remains a small but thriving community, with a population of around 2,000 people, known for its friendly atmosphere, picturesque scenery, and a strong sense of community.