Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Wilkes is located in Region #3 (the South Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Wilkes is located in Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Wilkes is located in Region IV (Region 4).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #128982 (Name of Record: Wilkes)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Bessemer
Lat: 33.4548302 Lon: -86.9299924 [Map]
Elev: 179 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 01/82632 (Place Name: Wilkes)
County: Jefferson (FIPS State/County: 01/073)
Identifies a populated place (ie- Wilkes) which is wholly or substantially located within the boundaries of an incorporated place with a different name. The Part of Code identifies the incorporated place.
MSA Code: 1000