Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Colony is located in Region #3 (the South Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Colony is located in Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Colony is located in Region IV (Region 4).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #2406297 (Name of Record: Town of Colony)
A political division formed for administrative purposes (such as a borough, county, incorporated place, parish, town or township).
A 'civil' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'populated place' record. The information contained in the 'civil' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'populated place' classes.
Map Name: Arkadelphia
Lat: 33.94131 Lon: -86.901516 [Map]
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 01/16684 (Place Name: Colony)
County: Cullman (FIPS State/County: 01/043)
Identifies an incorporated place (ie- Colony) that does not serve as a primary county division - or in other words, it is included in and is part of a primary county division (ie- Cullman County).
MRF Code: 408