Miscellaneous Information for Mount Vernon ...
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 DeKalb County or the town of Mount Vernon:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Mount Vernon:
GNIS ID for Mount Vernon: 150406
GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550
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: 049 (DeKalb County)
Place Code: 52560 (Mount Vernon)
State & County Code: 01/049 (Alabama / DeKalb County)
State & Place Code: 01/52560 (Alabama / Mount Vernon)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon.