Miscellaneous Information for Glen Carbon ...
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 Shelby County or the community of Glen Carbon:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Glen Carbon:
GNIS ID for Glen Carbon: 119025
GNIS ID for Shelby County: 161584
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: 117 (Shelby County)
Place Code: 29955 (Glen Carbon)
State & County Code: 01/117 (Alabama / Shelby County)
State & Place Code: 01/29955 (Alabama / Glen Carbon)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Glen Carbon 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 Glen Carbon.