Welcome to Northumberland County

The beautiful, rolling hills of Northumberland County are home to more than 80,000 people of many diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. It comprises 19 different towns and the Alderville First Nation. Northumberland County is a wonderful place to call home. 

Situated on the North shores of Lake Ontario, Northumberland County is an ideal choice for commuters. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, relocating from the hustle and bustle of a big city, or looking for your forever home, Northumberland County has something to offer every lifestyle.

With many attractions throughout the year, you are sure to find something to spark your interest. Whether you love the great outdoors or enjoy a more cultured experience, Northumberland County has something for everyone. From Treetop Trekking in the Ganaraska Forest to a production at the Capital Theatre in Port Hope, Cobourg’s renowned Canada Day Waterfront Festival and the annual Alderville First Nation Pow-wow – Northumberland County is sure to captivate!

Life on the Lake - Northumberland is surrounded by waterways, towns rich with character, and welcoming villages among the rolling hills across the County