Miscellaneous Information for Cotton 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 Macon County or the community of Cotton Valley:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Cotton Valley:
GNIS ID for Cotton Valley: 116689
GNIS ID for Macon County: 161569
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: 087 (Macon County)
Place Code: 17776 (Cotton Valley)
State & County Code: 01/087 (Alabama / Macon County)
State & Place Code: 01/17776 (Alabama / Cotton Valley)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Cotton 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 Cotton Valley.