Welcome to Cobourg!
We are a lakeside community (population 18,500) located on the north shore of Lake Ontario halfway between Toronto and Kingston. Cobourg has been recognized multiple times by MoneySense Magazine as "One of Canada's Best Places to Live" in populations under 25,000.
Founded in 1798, we are rich in heritage offering a vibrant downtown, sophisticated small town atmosphere and renowned waterfront that serves as a popular getaway destination.
As the largest town in Northumberland County, we are personified by historic Victoria Hall, host a 27.4 million community centre, an educated and skilled labour force, flourishing commercial sector and supportive municipal government.
Cobourg is an award-winning community and have received the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities Award, accolades from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance, and multiple heritage, environmental, and event awards.
You'll find our Town a great place to not only live, but to work and raise a family!