Summer or Winter, this is One of Saskatchewan's Best Leisure & Recreation Sites!

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The Resort Village of Cochin is a friendly community located 36 kilometres north of the Battlefords on Highway 4 North.  It is nestled between two beautiful prairie lakes, Murray Lake and Jackfish Lake.  This location makes Cochin a great vacation spot as well as a fantastic place to live. Residents and visitors can enjoy the sun on the beach, take a refreshing swim in the lake, play tennis or beach volleyball, visit the playgrounds, fish, waterski, wakeboard or tube behind a boat, or take in a round of golf at one of the great golf courses nearby.  Visit one of the local campgrounds, rent a cottage, stay at a local bed and breakfast, or reserve your stay at Jackfish Lodge located within the Battlefords Provincial Park. We have the most spectacular sunsets in the world!

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The population of the village grows to about 2500 during the summer months although more residents are living here year round due to the easy commute to North Battleford, Battleford, , Saskatoon, Meadow Lake and Lloydminster.  The resort village is just a short commute of 20 minutes to the Battlefords, 1.5 hours to Saskatoon, and 4 hours to Edmonton.

A LIGHTHOUSE in Saskatchewan!!  The only lighthouse in Saskatchewan is at the north end of the village of Cochin.  It was built in 1988 on the top of Pirot Hill. From here visitors have a spectacular view of both Jackfish and Murray Lakes. The lighthouse is 11.5 meters tall (38 ft). There are 153 steps to the top for a fabulous view of both the townsite and the lakes. The rotating beacon (light) can be seen for miles. The photo above is by David McLennan, The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. This photo has been used for our website with permission from David McLennan.

Local Artists' View of the Lighthouse

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Painting by Lucille Lowes
Painting by Lucille Lowes
Painting by George Ferguson





NEW: Please note that the Village Office is no longer accepting Garage Sale items.

NEW: The library is no longer accepting used books.

The Landfill is now open Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory - Residents with seasonal water are advised that a precautionary drinking water advisory is in effect May 14th, 2015 until further notice. See more information regarding necessary precautions here.

Garbage will be picked up each Tuesday. Leaves will picked up following the May long weekend.

2015 Assessment Roll Open
Date: April 15, 2015
Location: Resort Village of Cochin, Administration Office, Box 160, 1006, Hwy 4, Cochin S0M 0L0
The 2015 assessment roll for the RV of Cochin has been prepared and is open  to inspection at the Town Administration Office from April 15, 2015 to May  15, 2015 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
A bylaw pursuant to Section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required.
Please note that assessment notices will only be sent to property owners  whose assessments have changed since last year's assessment.
Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment is required to  file a notice of appeal by 4:00 pm on May 15, 2015.
Notice of Appeal Form is on the reverse of the Assessment Notice or can be  picked up at the village office.
Appeal Fees: $250.00
Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency
For more information regarding appeals, please visit SAMA's website at You may also wish to use the SAMAVIEW link to view your own  individual property information.

The Village Office hours are 8:30 - 4:30, November 1st - April 30th & 8:00 - 4:00, May 1st - October 31st.

There are spots available in the storage compound. Please contact the Village Office for details.

Cochin Days will be held during the second weekend of August. We are currently looking for volunteers to form a Cochin Days Committee. Please contact the Village Office if you are interested or would like further information. Read more here.

Cochin Days 2014 Financial Statement is now available. Please click here to view.

The Audited Financial Statements for the year ending December 31, 2013  are now available. Please click here.

REMINDER re: PETS Residents and visitors are reminded that pets must be leashed at all times when off private property (Bylaw 04/12). Also, please clean up after your pets.This is for the safety and protection of all.

WILDLIFE Residents & visitors are reminded that abundant wildlife lives in the lake area. It is possible for wildlife to enter the village. Residents & visitors are reminded to dispose of all garbage properly and cover cans, to keep pets on a leash at all times, and to supervise children carefully. Please contact the Bylaw Officer if you see dangerous wildlife in the village.

Directions from Google Maps available here.  

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Photo by Kent Rockwell



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