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Town of Colfax, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Colfax

Welcome to Colfax ...

The Town of Colfax is located in Dunn County.

The location of Colfax has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Colfax has a population of 1,221 people<2> (see below for details).

Colfax is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Colfax: (715) and (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Colfax had a population of 1,186 people. This makes Colfax the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Colfax represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 739th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,186 people, the population of Colfax increased 30.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 909 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Colfax had an population of 1,221 people. This is an increase of 2.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.32% 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Colfax and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Altoona   [Map]   7,680   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bloomer   [Map]   3,498   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chippewa Falls   [Map]   14,035   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eagle Point   [Map]   3,128   E   18 miles [29 km]
Eau Claire   [Map]   68,587   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lake Hallie   [Map]   6,716   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Colfax.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colfax. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colfax.

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Colfax, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colfax.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colfax - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Colfax

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colfax. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9864, Longitude: -91.7077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colfax have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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