The county of Colfax is located in and was founded in January 25, 1869. There are 12,414 residents in Colfax who have access to courthouses in Angel Fire, Cimarron, Eagle Nest, Raton, Springer. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 10th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,216 residents in Angel Fire, which is 29.0 square miles and 8,406ft above sea level. It was settled in 1982 and is governed by a local government.
There are 1,021 residents in Cimarron, which is 1.9 square miles and 6,430ft above sea level.
There are 290 residents in Eagle Nest, which is 5.0 square miles and 8,238ft above sea level.
There are 6,885 residents in Raton, which is 7.7 square miles and 6,680ft above sea level.
There are 1,047 residents in Springer, which is 1.2 square miles and 5,797ft above sea level.