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What do you think is most important when considering where to live?  Real estate prices, school systems, taxes, a clean environment, lack of stress? In Atikokan we have it all.

The Town of Atikokan, located in the southeast area of Sunset Country, is a strong and vibrant place.  We are a full service municipality that offers a healthy outdoor lifestyle. There are lots of activities, things to do and places to go in Atikokan.

Downtown Atikokan is a place for families. Everything is within walking distance from the neighbouring residential areas. Our amenities include a downtown experience with locally-owned restaurants, cafes, shops, and accommodations. We also have a weekly newspaper, museum, public library, most Christian Church denominations and a complete range of personal, financial, professional and wellness services.

Whether you need to visit a doctor, hair salon, real estate agent or bank, Downtown Atikokan is quick, convenient and accessible to every resident. Support services for your safe and healthy Atikokan lifestyle include:


  • Atikokan Community Fellowship
  • Church of the Good Shepherd – Anglican
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Faith Lutheran Church
  • First Fellowship Baptist Church
  • Full Gospel Assembly - Pentecostal
  • Jehovah’s Witness’ Kingdom Hall
  • Riverview United Church
  • St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church

Health Services:

  • Atikokan General Hospital; Extended Care Wing; Physiotherapy; Atikokan Community Counselling; Diabetes Day Care; land ambulance; video conferencing facilities and services.
  • Atikokan Family Health Team
  • Northwest Health Unit
  • Community Care Access Centre
  • Home Support
  • Dental Services
  • Chiropractic Services
  • Massage Therapy
  • Naturopathic care
  • Mobile Medicine (CNIB Eye Van, Breast Screening)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous

Social Services:

  • Rainy River District Social Services Area Board (Ontario Works, Social Housing, Land Ambulance)
  • Shelter of Hope (Women’s shelter)
  • Atikokan Municipal Non-Profit Housing Corporation
  • Atikokan & District Association for Developmental Services
  • Family & Children’s Services
  • Atikokan Native Friendship Centre


  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Atikokan Volunteer Fire Fighters
  • Ministry of Natural Resources Fire Protection

Business Services:

  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Atikokan Economic Development Corporation
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