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Welcome, to the Baptiste community information site

  • current Baptiste community information
  • 100's of historical Baptiste photos
  • links to all major community resources
For cottagers on Baptiste Lake and the surrounding community
Hastings Highlands Issues
Hastings Highlands Tax Update - (Apr/2018)
Fire Fighter Training - (Apr/2018)
Hydro Costs - (Apr/2018)

Discussion Topics
- Baptiste Family Lineage
- Memories of Macallister Island in 1963

Baptiste Lake - Interactive Map

MTO Ontario Road Conditions
(click Road Conditions on map)

Clear Bag Policy for Garbage
Clear Garbage bags must be used for
residential garbage disposal


May 2018 thru Summer 2013
(Click on photo to see full gallery)

Your suggestions or comments

Baptiste Lake is the largest lake in Hastings County, it is 1154ft (350m) above sea level, with a surface area of 5,254 acres (2,126 hectares), a maximum depth of 103ft (31m), an average depth of 17.4ft and the perimeter of the lake is 38.3 miles.

Water level:
Normal height

Bancroft Airport camera

Haliburton Forest Camera

Local News


This site is an accummulation of over a decade of historical photo collections and community information. The information has been provided from your local neighbours.