Welcome to Latchford!

Gateway to the James Bay Frontier

Incorporated in 1907, the Town of Latchford was a leader in the logging and forestry industry. A vigorous and active community, Latchford coped with all the ups and downs of bust and boom into the 1960s. Today, a town rich in history, Latchford has a magnificent beach, great recreation facilities, and a great place to start your vacation.

GO – Want to learn more about Latchford and the surrounding area? Visit the Latchford Information Centre located in the same building as the Municipal Town Office.

DO – An important terminus in the Temiskaming Trails Corridor, Latchford has access to very old trails and exciting new ones both in and around the town.

SEE – The Sgt. Aubrey Cosens VC Memorial Bridge across the Montreal River is named after Latchford’s own World War II hero who received the Victoria Cross for his bravery.

SNAP – According to the Guinness World Book of Records, Latchford can boast the World’s Shortest Covered Bridge at 11 feet, 3 inches (3.4 m) long!

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