Colfax Area Historical Society

The Colfax Area Historical Society (CAHS) preserves the local history of Colfax, California, and the surrounding area by collecting stories, photographs, and artifacts about the people and buildings in this part of the Sierra foothills.

The Colfax Area Heritage Museum is open daily, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
99 Railroad Street, Colfax, CA 95713
(It is located in the Colfax Passenger Depot)
Phone: (530) 346-8599

Museum & archives
Colfax history
About the CAHS
FAQs (Q&A)

New May 2014 Colfax Cobblestones

The May Colfax Cobblestones newsletter is now available.


Upcoming meetings

May 17, 2014,
Saturday evening
General spring meeting with program (TBD).

June 19, 2014
Thursday, 10 a.m.
Summer board meeting at the Colfax Passenger Depot. This meeting will include the nomination of officers.

Do you have an idea for a program?

Do you have a passion for history that you would like to share? Would you like to put on a program?

If so, please contact Walt or Bonnie Wilson at 530-878-6640, or email them at