Miscellaneous Information for Columbus City ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Marshall County or the community of Columbus City:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Columbus City:
GNIS ID for Columbus City: 116461
GNIS ID for Marshall County: 161574
GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 01 (Alabama)
County Code: 095 (Marshall County)
Place Code: 16792 (Columbus City)
State & County Code: 01/095 (Alabama / Marshall County)
State & Place Code: 01/16792 (Alabama / Columbus City)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Columbus City is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Columbus City.