Colfax is a historical railroad town located about 15 minutes east of Auburn California. This hilly town has a population of around 2,000 people and homes that have some of the most spectacular views of the Sierras. Colfax will get an occasional snow in the winter but it doesn’t stay for long. It’s elevation is 2,425′ and is a perfect place if you are looking for a country cabin but don’t want to shovel a lot of snow.
Colfax has a good amount of amenities for it’s population with almost everything you need. But this woodsy town is easily accessible to Hwy. 80 and just 1 hour to Sacramento. People who enjoy rich railroad history will especially love Colfax. Rollins Lake is located in Colfax and allows motor boats and jet skis with plenty of camping. And Colfax High School sports are a particular draw for the town and supported by most locals. Go Falcons!