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Northumberland County

Northumberland County Immigration Portal

Northumberland County, located 100 km east of Toronto, is made of seven muncipalities including Port Hope and Cobourg - two small towns that were rated in the top 25 Best Places to Live in their category.

Rolling hills surrounded by water makes Northumberland the perfect outdoor adventure playground with cycling, fishing, camping and boating opportunities. Excellent health care, a low crime rate, and superb educational facilities make the area a great place for young families looking for an alternative lifestyle from the urban centres.

Northumberland County welcomes newcomers from many different countries and values, and respects diversity. A place where people feel welcome and safe also makes of Northumberland an ideal location to do business.

Visit the Northumberland County municipal immigration portal to find more information.


Northumberland County offers small town charm and a relaxing rural lifestyle while still being close to the first class amenities of larger cities.

 Northumberland County and neighbouring cities:
Proximity to large centres Toronto Peterborough
Approximate distance 100 km 50 km

This is an image of kayaking in Cobourg

 Population size of Northumberland County:


85,390 residents
 Major industries in Northumberland County:
Key industries Agribusiness
 Housing in Northumberland County:

Average house price
(single family detached)

 Climate in Northumberland County:
Average temperatures January July
  -6C 19C

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The Northumberland County municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of for other municipal immigration portals.