Serving Colfax, Dutch Flat, Alta,                                                                                                                                                        and Gold Run since 1951

Thank you, Frank Klein, President, Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce


Monday, November 13th, 2017

CACC Office


Colfax has a full year of events planned this year, including the 3rd of July, Winterfest, and numerous others.  Our Chamber community calendar is up and running ( and we are encouraging everybody to peruse current and future happenings and place events so we can help promote you.  

It is our hope that we can increase community awareness of all the great things Colfax has to offer, as well as support our local business community. Also, we are currently searching for volunteers at our Colfax Chamber office and the Colfax Historical Museum.

So bring us your events, come and volunteer, and let's all continue to promote our extraordinary business community.

Scoops & Snack Attack​

27 S. Main St. Colfax, CA 95713

Tel: (530) 512-5024



555 S. Auburn St. Suite E.

Colfax, CA 95713

​Tel: (916) 955-8728


Community Fundraiser Dinner
​Friday, November 3, 2017


Sierra Vista Community Center

55 School St., Colfax, CA 95713

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​For more events please visit:


​​Saturday, December 9, 2017

Main Street

Colfax, CA 95713

Time: 4:30pm to 8:30pm

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From Our President ~

Mary Fatula
Tel: (408) 591-4034
Web: ​

The Digital Pro
Michael McCrady

Tel: (916) 666-9073




Representatives, who visited the town in 1865 while inspecting progress of construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, the western portion of the first transcontinental railroad.  He later became Vice President under U.S. Grant.  Today, entrance to the town sits alongside Interstate 80, while historic historic U.S. Route 40 runs through the historic downtown area.  Passenger and freight trains still travel through, and Colfax, with its historic depot, is a stop on the Amtrak line.  Known as the "Gateway" to the High Sierra Mountains, our motto is, “Above the Fog, Below the Snow”.  Colfax is also mentioned in Chapter 26 of, Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne.

CACC ByLaws and online Membership Application coming soon.  Thank you for your patience.  To request a Membership Application please contact the CACC.  

​Next Mixer TBD


Chamber Calendar of Events

A Short History of Colfax - "Above the Fog, Below the Snow"

Originally known as Alder Grove, Colfax began as a winter camping spot for trappers and gold miners in the mid 1800s.  Soon a camp grew into a village and the name was changed to Illinoistown.  When the railroad was designed, the grade they selected bypassed Illiniostown and the entire town was uprooted and moved to its present location. The name was again changed to Colfax in honor of Schulyer Colfax, then Speaker of the House of 

Welcome to the Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce!

Serving Colfax, Dutch Flat, Alta, and Gold Run since 1951, the Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce strives to make the Colfax area a better place to work, live, and visit. The Colfax Area Chamber has members from a wide range of professions, industries, and non-profit organizations, all committed to improving our local economy and community. The Chamber conducts social and business events where you can develop relationships, learn from other members, and stay connected to our local community. Becoming a member of the Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities to give back to the community and raise your visibility and credibility in Placer County.

The Chamber offers you the support you need to succeed. We are the resource that the Colfax area turns to for connecting, informing, and advancing local business and community.

New Chamber members receive the following free benefits:
 - Referrals from our online Business Directory. Your listing includes your contact information, location, business type, and a link to your            website. 
 - Access to all Chamber networking mixers, including business luncheons and breakfasts.
 - The ability to share your business news and upcoming events on the Chamber website.

 - The ability to participate directly in community events, such as our famous July 3rd celebrations.  
 - Decals to display at your business or on company vehicles.
 - Member logos to use on your website and printed materials.

Join the Chamber today!
We invite you to attend a Chamber event to meet our members and see whether Chamber membership is a good fit for you and your organization. To join the chamber, and if you have further questions about Chamber membership, please contact: Frank Klein, President at: (530) 346-8888 or email:

Frank Klein, President

Gary Howard, Director

​Paul Raj, Director

Tim Ryan, Secretary

Amy Andrews, Executive Director

Randy Eley, Vice President

Sharon Conners, Director

Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce   99 South Railroad St. •  P.O. Box 86, Colfax, CA 95713    Phone: (530) 346-8888   Email:
© 2015 Colfax Area Chamber of Commerce


Dear ​Chamber Members:

Tim Ryan, our Mixer Chairperson is busy arranging Mixers for this year.  If you’re interested in holding a Mixer, please call the Chamber Office at (530) 346-8888 and let us know!

We are in the process now of giving, to our members only, commemorative plaques indicating membership in our Chamber!  Thank you to all our Members and anybody that wants to join our Chamber, call at the above number and let us know.  We will get the information to you!