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Land Acknowledgement

The Township of Whitewater Region would like to acknowledge on behalf of our community that we are located on the traditional territory of the Algonquin People. We would like to thank the Algonquin people and express our respect and support for their rich history, and we are extremely grateful for their many and continued displays of friendship. We also thank all the generations of people who have taken care of this land for thousand of years.

Muskrat Watershed Council

summary imageVision Healthy land, water, and quality of life for future generations. Mission Use scientific knowledge to engage people and communities to identify and reduce nutrient loading from all sources on the Muskrat Watershed. About the...


We unite seniors, families and friends in social and recreational activity, serve and deliver thousands of nutritious meals to seniors, transport clients to medical appointments.


The Whitewater Region Public Library offers patrons lending material (books, DVDs, magazines, museum passes), inter-library loans, printing, scanning, photocopying and many more services at each of its two Branches - Beachburg and Cobden 

Whitewater Historical Society

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The Whitewater Historical Society is committed to the collection and preservation of local history within the Whitewater Region.

Ross Museum

The Ross Museum now has five buildings which includes the Ross House (a replica of an 1800’s home), the Exhibit Hall (the former Ross Township Fire Hall), the Drive Shed, the Resource Centre and the recently acquired St. Aidan’s Church.

Historical Sites

Within the Whitewater Region there are several historical sites to visit and admire.

Faith and Family

Religion has played an important and prominent role in the establishment of communities within the Township. As settlers arrived in the area, places of worship were among the first buildings to be constructed. Today, local churches continue to play a major role in each community with activities such as church suppers, bazaars, summer camps and vacation bible school.

Health Care

Find out how to stay healthy, where to get help and how to make informed decisions about your health.


The Township of Whitewater Region is committed to the education of its future generations There are elementary schools located within the villages of Cobden, Westmeath and Beachburg.