Miscellaneous Information for Water Valley ...
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 Water Valley:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Water Valley:
GNIS ID for Water Valley: 157218
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: 80088 (Water Valley)
State & County Code: 01/023 (Alabama / Choctaw County)
State & Place Code: 01/80088 (Alabama / Water Valley)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Water Valley 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 Water Valley.