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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Tender packages are available at the municipal office.

Notice: Please Reduce Your Water Usage

ATTENTION: Please be advised that the Water Treatment Plant is offline today (Jan 29, 2020) due to the final check for the upgrade. We request that the residents restrict their water usage to preserve water in case of fire emergency, etc. Notices will be posted for future Water Treatment Plant closures. The Town of Cobalt [...]

Notice Regarding the Weekender Newspaper

ATTENTION: The Weekender newspaper will no longer be delivered to residences within the Town of Cobalt. Instead, they will be distributed through new "community boxes". There are 6 locations in Cobalt. You can still get a copy at newsstands like JJ's Convenience, White Mountain Publishing, etc. The boxes will be located at the following locations: [...]

Office Closure Notice

Garbage/Recycling Pickup Schedule

Please be advised that the Recycling is going to be picked up, as usual, on Thursday, Dec 26, 2019 as there are no interruptions of services in the Town of Cobalt during the holiday season.

2020 Animal Tags Are Here!

Temiskaming Transit is Running on Regular Route

Transit buses are running the regular route this morning.