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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2020 Audited Financial Statements

Financial Statements are required by legislation under the Municipal Act, 2001, Section 294.1, which states: a municipality shall, for each fiscal year, prepare annual financial statements for the municipality in accordance with generally accepted account principles for local governments as recommended, from time to time, by the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Canadian Institute [...]


Cobalt– June 25, 2021 – The Town of Cobalt would like to advise all residents that the municipal fire ban that has been in place since June 8, 2021, has been lifted effective 6:00 P.M today.

Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day Celebration Canada Day Celebration The Town of Cobalt has planned a Canada Day celebration in partnership with The Cobalt and Coleman Lions Club and the Teck Park Recreation Program that highlights the outdoor features of our unique Canadian Town. The mission is to promote a healthy and environmentally friendly lifestyle by encouraging the [...]

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.