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Colfax

– EST 1865 –

Colfax is a small and cozy historical town located just northeast of Auburn. It is a great place to live due to its convenient location surrounding highway 80, providing very easy access to Sacramento, Tahoe, or Reno. At an elevation of 2,425 ft, Colfax is perfectly situated in the lower Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Some of the prominent features of Colfax include the train depot, historical museum, chamber of commerce, and the many quaint and unique shops in the downtown area. Due to its close proximity to Auburn, Colfax shares many of the same available activities and draws a similar demographic of those who are enthusiastic about nature and the fresh mountain air.

Colfax

– EST 1865 –

Colfax is a small and cozy historical town located just northeast of Auburn. It is a great place to live due to its convenient location surrounding highway 80, providing very easy access to Sacramento, Tahoe, or Reno. At an elevation of 2,425 ft, Colfax is perfectly situated in the lower Sierra Nevada Mountains. Some of the prominent features of Colfax include the train depot, historical museum, chamber of commerce, and the many quaint and unique shops in the downtown area. Due to its close proximity to Auburn, Colfax shares many of the same available activities and draws a similar demographic of those who are enthusiastic about nature and the fresh mountain air. Visit Colfax California today!

QUICK FACTS

Founded
1865

Population
1,963

Elevation
2,425 ft.

Size
1.407 sq. mi.

Weather Averages

MONTHHIGH / LOW (°F)
April62 / 42
June80 / 56
September82 / 55
November57 / 40
December50 / 35

 

Colfax has a great, but small variety of eateries. Most of what you could desire can be found in Colfax, but if not, Auburn is only a short drive away and has some of the best eats in the area!

Basement Wines

Blue Coyote Taqueria

Brooklyn’s West Deli

Cafe Luna

Colfax Max

Dine N Dash Pub & Grill

Fox Barrel Cider Company

Main Street Pizza

Pizza Factory

Shang Garden Chinese

The Kitchen Garden

The Red Frog

 

Below is a compiled list of links to the various types of schools in Colfax.

Elementary Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools
Public Schools
Private Schools
Charter Schools

Colfax has a great, but small variety of eateries. Most of what you could desire can be found in Colfax, but if not, Auburn is only a short drive away and has some of the best eats in the area!

Basement Wines

Blue Coyote Taqueria

Brooklyn’s West Deli

Cafe Luna

Colfax Max

Dine N Dash Pub & Grill

Fox Barrel Cider Company

Main Street Pizza

Pizza Factory

Shang Garden Chinese

The Kitchen Garden

The Red Frog

 

Below is a compiled list of links to the various types of schools in Colfax.

Elementary Schools
Middle Schools
High Schools
Public Schools
Private Schools
Charter Schools

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