Miscellaneous Information for Bethel ...
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 Barbour County or the community of Bethel:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bethel:
GNIS ID for Bethel: 114008
GNIS ID for Barbour County: 161528
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: 005 (Barbour County)
Place Code: 06060 (Bethel)
State & County Code: 01/005 (Alabama / Barbour County)
State & Place Code: 01/06060 (Alabama / Bethel)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Bethel 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 Bethel.