In Cobourg, we like to think we make a difference by infusing our community with a comfortable lifestyle, an appealing business climate and attractions that will entice visitors to come back. You will quickly discover why MoneySense magazine regularly lists Cobourg as 'one of the best communities in Canada'. In the 2015 Financial Post annual ranking of top entrepreneurial cities in Canada, Cobourg came in 18th in the smaller city category.
Our comprehensive community profile will provide you with a closer look at our community.
2016 Community Profile (pdf)
Visit our tourism website to plan your stay and see how your visit will be one to remember.
|Cobourg's proximity to major cities such as Montreal, Kingston and Toronto and Canada-US borders lends to excellent transportation access by way of highway 401 and mainline CN and CP rail. International and municipal airports are also in close proximity. Pearson International Airport is 130 kms to the west of Cobourg and easily accessed by way of highway 401. The Oshawa Executive Airport and Peterborough Airport are also in close proximity.
A newly renovated Via Rail station offers passenger and commuter train services.
|The Town of Cobourg has a population of 18,519. It is located in the province of Ontario within the County of Northumberland.
According to the 2011 Census the:
|Choosing to live and do business in Cobourg comes with many advantages. Its serene lifestyle, picturesque landscape, outstanding harbour waterfront promenade, majestic historical homes and buildings and heritage marina together shape an outstanding community.|
|Here is a sampling of some of Cobourg's amenities:
Northumberland Hills Hospital is a modern health care facility providing a wide spectrum of care for patients.
Our newly built Cobourg Community Centre offers many recreational uses such as fitness classes, walking track, open gym, public skating and a pro shop.
Cobourg Public Library is located in the C. Gordon King Centre offers special programs and events for all ages, a user friendly computer and reference resources centre on the 2nd floor and of course an abundance of reading material.
The VIA Rail station in Cobourg has been recently renovated to serve its riders with a spacious, comfortable and safe environment.
|Our Residential Development|
|Our lifestyle includes residential developments with modern design in mind. You will find new construction of single detached, town houses, walk ups and semi-detached homes to suit all our residents' needs.|
|Settling in Cobourg with your family means high quality education in both our public and separate school (Catholic) system. Christian and Montessori Schools are also available as well as continuing education programs and programs for developmentally challenged students. French immersion is also available.
A 10 minute drive just west of Cobourg is a premier private school. Trinity College School teaches students from grades 5-12 in one of Canada's oldest and most respected educational institutions.
Cobourg Collegiate Institute - Secondary School
St. Mary's Catholic Secondary School - Secondary School
Contact the Economic Development office at 1.888.262.6874 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.