West Nipissing is a municipality in Northeastern Ontario, Canada, on Lake Nipissing in the Nipissing District.
It was formed on January 1, 1999, with the amalgamation of seventeen and a half former town, villages, townships and unorganized communities.
It is the most bilingual community in Ontario, with 73.4% of its population fluent in both English and French.
The primary administrative and commercial centre of West Nipissing is the community of Sturgeon Falls, which is situated on the Sturgeon River, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of Lake Nipissing and 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of North Bay on Highway 17, part of the Trans-Canada Highway.
The town was named for the wife of Canadian Pacific Railway superintendent Archer Baker, who oversaw the laying of track through the West Nipissing area in the 1880s.