Miscellaneous Information for Chapel Hill ...
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 Washington County or the community of Chapel Hill:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Chapel Hill:
GNIS ID for Chapel Hill: 115949
GNIS ID for Washington County: 161590
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: 129 (Washington County)
Place Code: 13905 (Chapel Hill)
State & County Code: 01/129 (Alabama / Washington County)
State & Place Code: 01/13905 (Alabama / Chapel Hill)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill.