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Colfax, North Dakota
Welcome to Colfax ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Colfax has a population of 155 people<2> (see below for details).
Colfax was established in 1881.
The community of Colfax is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Colfax lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Colfax lies within the (701) area code.
The ZIP code for Colfax: 58018<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colfax had an population of 155 people. This is an increase of 28.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 70.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Colfax had a population of 121 people. This makes Colfax the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Colfax represents 0.02% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 121 people, the population of Colfax increased 32.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 91 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colfax.
Communities near Colfax ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Colfax.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colfax. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colfax.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colfax. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Colfax.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colfax. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Colfax to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Colfax in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Colfax was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Colfax on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Colfax on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022