It’s with warmest regards and unbridled enthusiasm that we welcome you to the town that’s wonderfully unexpected. Aside from its special northern charm, Cochrane offers a diverse culture rooted in history, a progressive family orientated society, along with a vibrant and growing economy envied by many.
For those of you visiting or just curious, fasten your seat belts and be prepared to be swept off your feet. Discover Cochrane today!
Mayor Politis takes a moment to welcome you to one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities in Northern Ontario. A place wonderfully unexpected.
Conveniently located along Highway 11, the Town of Cochrane is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. Connecting us to many rural and major centres.
UP THE COAST
Did You Know?
Cochrane is the birthplace of Tim Horton, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame who founded the Tim Hortons doughnut and coffee shop chain in Hamilton, Ontario, in 1964. Horton grew up playing ice hockey in Cochrane. In 1948, he signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs organization; eventually winning four Stanley Cups.
With the largest gold mine in North America, two world class forestry mills poised for prosperity, some of the leading green energy initiatives in the region, and over 5,000 acres of developed crops, Cochrane’s economy is running on all cylinders.