Moonbeam is a township in Ontario, Canada, located in Cochrane District. It had a population of 1201 in the 2001 census, a decline of 9% from 1996. It was named after Moonbeam Creek.
The township is located south of René Brunelle Provincial Park, between the communities of Fauquier and Kitigan. It is known for a roadside flying saucer, which is also featured prominently on its website.
Prolific Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip
include a reference to Moonbeam, Ontario in "Fly", the fourth track on their 2006 album World Container
. The same track also includes a reference to Mistaken Point, Newfoundland