Coboconk is a town located in the Kawartha Lakes region of South Central Ontario. It sits at the northern tip of Balsam Lake, the highest point on the Trent-Severn Waterway. With a population of approx. 800 it is a busy hub in the summer serving cottagers and outlying communities. Settled in 1851, the name Coboconk is an anglicism of an indigenous word which signifies “where the gulls nest”. Traditionally a village serving the lumber industry, its main industry today is tourism.
Some features of the town are: an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) station, a fire hall, a public school named Ridgewood P.S., a medical centre, a post office, several churches, a mixed use library and community centre, an LCBO, a The Beer Store.
Coboconk is approximately 2 hours drive from Toronto and a half hour from Lindsay.
Coboconk has a Chamber of Commerce whose website also contains information about the goings-on in town which can be found here.