Welcome to Cobalt

A Parks Canada National Historic Site

Cobalt is a dynamic community nestled in the heart of the Pre-Cambrian Shield.  Named Ontario’s Most Historic Town and a Parks Canada National Historic Site, Cobalt enjoys all of the services of much larger communities in a relaxed lifestyle. The town’s modern infrastructure and enhanced telecommunications services afford many opportunities for individuals wanting to relocate or establish a small business.

Cobalt is well situated for the individual who is seeking an environment that ensures a superior quality of life while still being connected to the information highway. Cobalt boasts the cleanest water in the country having protected its water supply since 1917 through the Cobalt Municipal Water Act, unique legislation passed by the Ontario Government. The source of the town drinking water is totally protected from development or recreational use.

Described as one of the most interesting communities in the country, it offers a unique experience for residents and visitors alike. Come for a day, discover a century!

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Town of Cobalt Office Closure

The Town of Cobalt Office will be closed on Good Friday April 19th, 2019 and Easter Monday April 22nd, 2019. In case of any Municipal Emergency, please contact the Manager of Public Works and Properties Wayne Sutherland at (705)648-3044.

Another Chapter of Temiskaming Heritage

The Cobalt Historical Society Presents Another Chapter of Temiskaming Heritage. Date & Time: Saturday June 1, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Location: Golden Age Club, 22 Argentite St, Cobalt, ON P0J 1C0. Registration Fee: $40.00 (includes HST) per person. Another Chapter of Temiskaming Heritage Poster Registration Form

Are You Ready?

May 5 - 11, 2019 is Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week. EP Week is a federal-provincial-territorial initiative to promote emergency preparedness across Canada. EP Week 2019_Resources Tip Sheet

Notice of Council Meeting Changes

The Town of Cobalt Regular Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday April 16, 2019 has been cancelled  and rescheduled for Tuesday April 30th @ 6:30 p.m. The Town of Cobalt Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 7, 2019 has been cancelled  and rescheduled for Tuesday May 14 @ 6:30 p.m. The Town of […]

Upcoming Drilling Program on Nipissing Hill


Have a question for Council? Here’s what you should know.

On March 19, 2017 the Town of Cobalt amended procedural by-law 2018-36 to include procedures  to enable the public to ask questions of Council without prior notice. Here’s how it works:   Questions by the general public shall be limited to a total duration of 15 minutes. The Clerk shall advise the Mayor/Chair once the prescribed […]

Snow clearing- here’s what you need to know

As you are aware, the Town of Cobalt has received significant accumulations of snow this winter. To help the Town’s snow removal crew and your neighbors, we ask that residents do the following: refrain from depositing snow from driveways and yards on the roadway park your vehicle in your driveway if you have one avoid […]

Winter Operation Procedures

Snow Plowing: Staff follows the Winter Operations Plan. It can take up to 8 hours to complete when working at full staff capacity. Copies of the Winter Operations Plan are available at the Municipal Website. http://cobalt.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/BY-LAW-2014-47-Winter-Operations-Plan.pdf Snow Removal: can take up to 1 week after a snowfall to complete. Reminder: To facilitate winter operations, please […]