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Welcome to Colfax ...

The city of Colfax is located in Richland County<1>.

The location of Colfax has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Colfax has a population of 152 people<3> (see below for details).

Colfax was established in 1881.

The community of Colfax is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Colfax lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Colfax is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colfax had an population of 152 people. This is an increase of 25.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 67.03% 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.

  • Wahpeton [Richland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahpeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahpeton
    • Wahpeton [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Colfax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,734 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahpeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahpeton<6>
  • Breckenridge [Wilkin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breckenridge
    • Breckenridge [Wilkin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Colfax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,172 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<6>
  • Horace [Cass County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horace
    • Horace [Cass County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Colfax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,944 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horace<6>
  • Kindred [Cass County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kindred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kindred
    • Kindred [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Colfax
    • Estimated population in 2019: 781 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kindred
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kindred<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wyndmere [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyndmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyndmere
      • Wyndmere [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Colfax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyndmere
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyndmere<6>
    • Oxbow [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxbow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxbow
      • Oxbow [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Colfax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxbow
    • Davenport [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Cass County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Colfax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davenport<6>
    • Walcott [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walcott
      • Walcott [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Colfax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walcott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walcott<6>
    • Abercrombie [Richland County]
    • Mooreton [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooreton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreton
      • Mooreton [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Colfax
      • Estimated population in 2019: 189 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreton<6>

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colfax. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Richland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colfax.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colfax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colfax) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Colfax. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colfax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colfax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4702, Longitude: -96.8742       In this case, the coordinates for Colfax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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