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Various Identification Codes ...

GNIS Codes ...

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, establish a name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).

The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent numeric code has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:

GNIS ID for Eastbrook: 164498

GNIS ID for Montgomery County: 161577

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies created a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

The following FIPS codes apply to Eastbrook:

Place (Community) Code:  22240
State Code:  01 (Alabama)
County Code:  101 (Montgomery County)

Since the Place and County FIPS codes are not unique and can be repeated in other States, it's necessary to combine the State code with the Place and County FIPS codes to uniquely identify them - for example:

State/Place Code:  01/22240
State/County Code:  01/101

As already mentioned, the FIPS codes are to be replaced by the GNIS codes. The following reflect those changes:

 FIPS Code   translates to   GNIS Code
State of Alabama:    01   1779775
Montgomery County:    01/101   161577
Eastbrook:    01/22240   164498

Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Eastbrook is located in Region #3 (the South Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Eastbrook is located in Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Eastbrook is located in Region IV (Region 4).

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #164498   (Name of Record: East Brook)

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.

County: Montgomery

Map Name: Unknown

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Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 01/22240   (Place Name: Eastbrook)

County: Montgomery     (FIPS State/County: 01/101)

Class: B

Part-of-Code: 51000

MSA Code: 5240

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