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!

The Latest in Cobalt

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Animal Control Announcement

Animal control announcement Sept 2019

Interested in serving on Town Council?

Councillor Recruitment for empty seat Sept 2019 ad

Please Reduce Your Water Usage

Notice of Reduce Water Usage

2019 Budget Announcement

2019 Budget Announcement

Road to Nipissing Lookout Reopened

Community Announcement Nipissing Road_June 2019

Upcoming Drilling Program on Nipissing Hill

2019_NipissingDrilling_Communication_SheetDownload

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 […]

Town of Cobalt 2018-2021 Council Inaugural Meeting

  On Tuesday December 4, 2018 the Inaugural meeting of the 2018-2021 Town of Cobalt Council was held. The ceremony was conducted by longtime resident  Evelynn Pickard who provided a blessing for the Town of Cobalt and Council and conducted the swearing in ceremony.   Mayor George Othmer provided his vision for the future of [...]