Miscellaneous Information for Rock Springs ...
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 Choctaw County or the community of Rock Springs:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Rock Springs:
GNIS ID for Rock Springs: 156981
GNIS ID for Choctaw County: 161537
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: 023 (Choctaw County)
Place Code: 65736 (Rock Springs)
State & County Code: 01/023 (Alabama / Choctaw County)
State & Place Code: 01/65736 (Alabama / Rock Springs)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs.