Colfax Grant Parish, Louisiana

Colfax: Parish seat in Louisiana, United States.

About

Colfax is a city located in the county of Grant Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,558 and a population density of 401 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,431 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1868.

Colfax Quick Facts

Population : 1,431 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Grant Parish
Postal code : 71417
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 3.88 km2
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Capital city : Colfax is capital of Grant Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:47:00 (1st December 2021)
Density : 369 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.87% (2010-2020)
Colfax locator map
Location of Colfax on Louisiana map.
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Colfax LA City Hall IMG 2383
Colfax  LA  City Hall IMG 2383 image

Geography

Colfax is located at 31°31'9"N 92°42'25"W (31.5190600, -92.7068200).

Colfax map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colfax decreased by 8.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,558 - census
2011 1,544 -0.91% estimation process
2012 1,537 -0.46% estimation process
2013 1,521 -1.05% estimation process
2014 1,517 -0.26% estimation process
2015 1,503 -0.93% estimation process
2016 1,492 -0.74% estimation process
2017 1,479 -0.88% estimation process
2018 1,477 -0.14% estimation process
2019 1,464 -0.89% estimation process
2020 1,431 -2.31% estimation process

Colfax zip code is 71417. County name: Grant, County fips: 22043

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Local Places in Colfax

People born in Colfax (8)

People born in Colfax, including composer and performing musician Terry Riley, musician Savannah Churchill, basketball player Terry Sykes, you can see a list of people who born in Colfax.

  • Allison Kolb (American state auditor) he was born in 01/11/1915
  • Pap Dean (American cartoonist, writer) he was born in 25/08/1915
  • Rene J. Bienvenu (American scientist) he was born in 19/03/1923
  • Wyatt Luther Nugent (American sheriff) he was born in 30/10/1891
  • W. T. McCain (American politician) he was born in 19/10/1913

Schools in Colfax

College & universities near Colfax, LA

Code Name City ZIP
158088 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria (LA) 71301

Post offices near Colfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Colfax Post Office Colfax (LA) 71417

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  • Colfax , Michigan township in Oceana County, Michigan with a population of 1,328 people.
  • Colfax , Wisconsin village in Dunn County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,244 people.
  • Colfax , Illinois village in McLean County, Illinois, United States with a population of 1,009 people.
  • Colfax , North Dakota city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States with a population of 242 people.
  • Colfax , Indiana town in Perry Township, Clinton County, Indiana, United States with a population of 197 people.

Other cities in Grant Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grant Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Montgomery 716 Town in Louisiana, United States
Pollock 483 Suburb town of Alexandria, located in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States
Dry Prong 430 Village in Louisiana
Creola 216 Suburb village of Alexandria, located in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Distance to Other Cities

Colfax distances to largest Louisiana cities