Miscellaneous Information for Bay 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 Cherokee County or the community of Bay Springs:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bay Springs:
GNIS ID for Bay Springs: 113592
GNIS ID for Cherokee County: 161535
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: 019 (Cherokee County)
Place Code: 04708 (Bay Springs)
State & County Code: 01/019 (Alabama / Cherokee County)
State & Place Code: 01/04708 (Alabama / Bay Springs)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Bay 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 Bay Springs.