Miscellaneous Information for Prairie Bluff ...
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 Wilcox County or the community of Prairie Bluff:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Prairie Bluff:
GNIS ID for Prairie Bluff: 156930
GNIS ID for Wilcox County: 161591
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: 131 (Wilcox County)
Place Code: 62215 (Prairie Bluff)
State & County Code: 01/131 (Alabama / Wilcox County)
State & Place Code: 01/62215 (Alabama / Prairie Bluff)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Prairie Bluff 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 Prairie Bluff.