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Cobourg, Ontario

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Welcome to Cobourg ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Cobourg had a population of 18,210 people.<1>

The Lake Ontario town of Cobourg is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cobourg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Cobourg is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<3>, (365) and (905).

The Canadian Postal Code for Cobourg: K9A<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Cobourg had a population of 18,210 people.

The population of Cobourg represents 0.15% of the population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 74th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 18,210 people, the population of Cobourg increased 6.04% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 17,172 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cobourg.

Communities near Cobourg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cobourg and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2006
Alderville First Nation   [Map]   506   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Baltimore   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brookside   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camborne   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Cold Springs   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dale   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Cobourg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cobourg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cobourg:

Websites for Cobourg ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cobourg ...

Looking for more information about Cobourg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cobourg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cobourg.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cobourg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Cobourg were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cobourg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Cobourg, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.

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<4>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Cobourg, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Cobourg). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Cobourg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Cobourg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cobourg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cobourg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cobourg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobourg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9627, Longitude: -78.1668     [Map].

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