Colfax County , New Mexico
Colfax County: County in New Mexico, United States
Colfax County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,750 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Raton. The county was created 152 years ago in 1868.
Colfax County is located at 36°36'22"N 104°38'49"W (36.6061200, -104.6468600). It has 6 neighbors: Costilla County, Las Animas County, Harding County, Mora County, Taos County and Union County.
Colfax County map
The largest city of Colfax County is Raton with a population of 5,923. Other cities include, Springer population 910, Cimarron population 884 and Eagle Nest population 251. See all Colfax County cities & populated places.
Colfax County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 44, with temperatures rising to around 48 overnight. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. more
- Official Website
Official website of Colfax County
Colfax County Quick Facts
|Population :||11,927 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||New Mexico (United States)|
|Different from :||Colfax County|
|Area :||9759 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.3%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.7%|
|Named for :||Schuyler Colfax|
|Altitude :||8,337 feet / 2541 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1869|
|Time Zone :||UTC−07:00|
|Local time :||11:32:59 (21st September 2021)|
|Density :||1 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-15.28% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||44℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather|
Colfax County has 6 neighbours.
According to census records, the population of Colfax County decreased by 15.28% in 10 years.
People born in Colfax County (1)
U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Austin R. Brunelli was born in Colfax County
Other places with the same name (2)
- Colfax County , Nebraska county in Nebraska, United States with a population of 10,587 people.
Colfax County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Colfax County.
|Raton||5,923||City in New Mexico|
|Angel Fire||1,070||Town in New Mexico|
|Springer||910||Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America|
|Cimarron||884||Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America|
|Eagle Nest||251||Human settlement in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States of America|
|Maxwell||213||Village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States|
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