Welcome to Cobourg!

Nestled in picturesque Northumberland County, our town is a lakeside community located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, halfway between Toronto and Kingston.

Founded in 1798, Cobourg is rich in heritage offering a vibrant downtown, sophisticated small town atmosphere and renowned waterfront that serves as a popular getaway destination.

Whether you're here to visit, work, play or do business this thriving municipality of about 18,500 residents welcomes you to the Town of Cobourg!  

Ben and Rachel CD Pier

Downtown Vitalization Initiative

We're kick starting the implementation phase of the Downtown Vitalization initiative!

Keep yourself updated on the project by visiting the Downtown Vitalization page and by signing up for our e-newsletter by emailing communications@cobourg.ca


Keeping you better informed on municipal issues and up-to-date on what's happening in the Town of Cobourg is important to us.

Our Community Page in the local edition of the Thursday paper is also a great way for you to find out what's happening in the town.

For more information please contact our Corporate Communications Office at communications@cobourg.ca.


Cobourg First in Northumberland County to Have Smoke-Free Beaches, Parks and Playgrounds
May 15, 2015

Cobourg Council Approves 2015 Operating & Capital BudgetCobourg Council Approves 2015 Operating & Capital Budget
April 30, 2015

Town of Cobourg Outlines Next Steps for Marina Expansion, Phase II and III (Marina Master Plan)
April 15, 2015

New Legislation Requires Homes In Ontario To Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms
April 10, 2015

Milton Calderon Donefer Named Town of Cobourg Pan Am Community Torchbearer
April 7, 2015

Cobourg’s Sandcastle Festival Among Top 100 Festivals and Events In Ontario
March 20, 2015 

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Town of Cobourg Municipal Offices
Victoria Hall
55 King Street West, Cobourg, ON K9A 2M2

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Main Phone: (905) 372-4301
Toll Free: 1-888-972-4301
Main Fax: (905) 372-7558
Email: webmaster@cobourg.ca

Customer Service:
(905) 377-TOWN (8696)

Tourism/Community Development: 1-888-262-6874
Cobourg Community Centre: 1-888-972-7371
Concert Hall: 1-855-372-2210

Business "Feels Good" in Cobourg

Check out our latest promotional video for our beautiful town!

Business Feels Good in Cobourg

Resident Reminders

• Northumberland County Running Leaf & Yard Waste Program

• Access the 2015 Dog Tag Application

• Register for Rapid Notify today

• Review the Preliminary 2015 Operating & Capital Budget

 Join us on Facebook: facebook.com/townofcobourg

Public Meetings & Open Houses

We invite you to attend the following Public Meetings:

Special Committe of the Whole - Governance Model Review Meeting
Monday, May 25 at 6 p.m.
Victoria Hall: 55 King Street West | Room: Council Chambers
More Information | Governance Models 2015 & SWOT Analysis

Committee of the Whole 
Monday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
Victoria Hall: 55 King Street West | Room: Council Chambers

Community Consultation Session - Heritage Master Plan
Thursday, June 4 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Columbus Community Centre - 232 Spencer Street East, Cobourg, ON
Details: Presentation of the draft Background Report to begin at 7 p.m.

Regular Council Meeting
Monday, June 8 at 7 p.m.
Victoria Hall: 55 King Street West | Room: Council Chambers

Council Minutes & Agendas: Civic Web Portal