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Colfax may refer to:

Historical events

People with the surname

  • Schuyler Colfax (1823–1885), politician and 17th Vice President of the United States
  • William Colfax (1756–1838), American soldier in the Revolutionary War

Places in North America

In Canada:

In the United States:

Other locations:


  • The Colfax, a 125-foot U.S. Coast Guard cutter (ship); transferred to the U.S. Navy in 1917 and served in the vicinity of Baltimore, Maryland during World War I; returned to the Coast Guard in 1919
  • Colfax (genus), a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae
  • Colfax Corporation, a U.S. company

See also