Northumberland County is named for Northumberland County in England.
Created: January 1, 1974
Cobourg 1974 – present
Old Courthouse – Cobourg
Location: 55 King Street West / Third Street
Built: 1856 – 1859
Architect: Kivas Tully
Contractor: David Burnet and William Burnet of Cobourg
Description: The building faces east a three story cream coloured stone structure. The north front has a large portico with three arches on the first story and four columns on the second story with pediment above. On the roof is a high white coloured cupola. The building is named as the Victoria Hall and houses the City Hall. To the south at 77 Albert Street is the old red coloured brick Jail constructed in 1906.
Courthouse – Cobourg
Location: 860 William Street / Elgin Street West
Built: 1956 – 1957
Description: The building faces southwest and is a two story red coloured brick, glass and concrete structure. The southwest front has a central recessed entrance on the second story with glass canopy. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice.
Other Branch Courthouses
E – Hastings County
S – Lake Ontario
W – Durham County
Old Cobourg Jail
Photos taken 2014, 2017 and 2018