The Best of Both Worlds
Only an hour east of Toronto, we offer the complete balance of city and country living on the edge of Lake Ontario.
West Northumberland County is a combination of five diverse, yet complementary municipalities:
- Township of Alnwick/Haldimand
- Town of Cobourg
- Township of Cramahe
- Township of Hamilton
- Municipality of Port Hope
Located between Toronto and Kingston, the area is easily accessible – Highway 401 run rights through, residents enjoy daily VIA Rail service, and GO stations are a short drive away.
What you’ll find here:
An assortment of lifestyles including historic towns, scenic rural areas and waterfront locations.
A support network to develop individuals looking to build careers and companies, with ample collaboration, networking and incubation services.
Outdoor activities at our 37 trails, 15 conservation areas, two forests, two provincial parks, rivers, beaches, and a nature reserve.
A warm and inviting culture that supports each other to create a close-knit community.
Everything You Need
From organic produce to eclectic cuisine, breweries to cheese producers, and farm stands to butter tart tours, West Northumberland County has an abundance of local producers and eateries.
Experience some of Ontario’s most unique arts and entertainment activities – festivals, theatre, live music, galleries. You’ll be delighted with what you discover here.
West Northumberland is diverse in its primary, secondary and post-secondary educational opportunities in a private or public setting, as well as over 1100 childcare spaces available in the region.
Join a network of organizations working together to advocate and promote a healthy, active and physically literate Northumberland County, and hit the trails, forests, beaches, rivers, or golf courses.
Enjoy eateries, attractions, rich cultural experiences, diverse shopping, arts and entertainment, heritage communities, or simply enjoy our beaches and great outdoor adventures.
West Northumberland County offers affordable home ownership with houses ranging from century homes, to modern condominiums and stunning waterfront properties.
We can connect you with local businesses who are familiar with working with physicians in our area – realtors, lawyers, accountants, book keepers, and others who can help your practice succeed.