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Land of Opportunity

Northumberland is a place where people feel welcome and safe.

Other facts

You can get from Northumberland to Toronto by car in about one hour.

  • Visit the Via Rail website to learn how to travel by train from Cobourg to Toronto. 82,126 people live here (43.1 per km2)
  • Two of the towns here, Port Hope and Cobourg, were rated as the top 25 Best Places to Live in Canada in the category of towns fewer than 25,000 people. (Source: Moneysense Magazine, March 2012)
  • Lake Ontario and Rice Lake help to make Northumberland very beautiful.
  • Northumberland has a lot of green space, as well as parks and golf courses