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Welcome to Colfax ...
The location of Colfax has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Colfax has a population of 1,493 people<2> (see below for details).
Colfax was established in 1869.
The community of Colfax is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Colfax lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Colfax is located in the (318) area code.
The ZIP code for Colfax: 71417<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Colfax had a population of 1,558 people (which is 6.98% of the total population of Grant Parish). This makes Colfax the parish's most populous community.
The population of Colfax represents 0.03% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,558 people, the population of Colfax decreased 6.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,659 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Colfax had an population of 1,493 people. This is a decrease of 4.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.01% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Colfax.
Communities near Colfax ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Colfax.
Communities Also Named Colfax ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Colfax - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colfax.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Colfax:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colfax ...
Looking for more information about Colfax? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Colfax, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colfax.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019