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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Career Opportunity – Municipal Youth Intern

The Town of Cobalt has a career opportunity for a Municipal Youth Intern on an 18-month term. Please view the job posting for more details. 

RFP for Website Services

RFP for Website Services 6.2021


Cobalt– June 8, 2021 – With the extreme forest fire danger rating in the area, starting
today the following municipalities have implemented Fire Bans:
The City of Temiskaming Shores
The Town of Cobalt,
The Township of Coleman,
The Township of Harris; and
Lorrain Valley.