About Englehart

Welcome to Englehart, known as the Little Town with the Big Heart. 

The Town of Englehart was created when the building of the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario (T&NO) Railway and named

after Chairman Jacob Lewis Englehart. The Town of Englehart was incorporated in January 1908. Englehart served as the half-way point between North Bay and what is now Cochrane where the T&NO Railway met with the newly formed Transcontinental Railway (now the CNR). 

Englehart is a quaint centrally located Town in the District of Temiskaming along the Highway 11 Trans Canada corridor. Englehart is a progressive, family oriented municipality that is always welcoming of new residents. 

Whether you are a resident or visitor, Englehart welcomes you with open arms. 

Englehart Facts:

  • Railway officials chose the name “Englehart” in honor of the Railway Commission Chairman, Jake (Jacob Lewis) Englehart
  • The 701 Steam Engine was the last steam engine to ever ride its regular run on the ONR rails - now proudly displayed beside the ONR train station in Englehart for everyone to enjoy
  • Home of CFL legend Lenny Sparks
  • Englehart Woollings was named after the Town of Englehart - being the first baby born here
  • The Great fire of 1922 which devastated many communities was stopped at the doorstep of Englehart. Many of the survivors were temporarily housed in T&NO street cars
  • Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park with its "high falls" and endless beauty is situated in Evanturel Township but operated by the Town of Englehart in partnership with Ontario Parks. 

Town of Englehart
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Office of the Town of Englehart
61 Fifth Avenue
Englehart, ON P0J 1H0
Phone: 705-544-2244
Fax: 705-544-8737