Miscellaneous Information for Fairfield ...
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 Lawrence County or the community of Fairfield:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Fairfield:
GNIS ID for Fairfield: 159584
GNIS ID for Lawrence County: 161565
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: 079 (Lawrence County)
Place Code: 25144 (Fairfield)
State & County Code: 01/079 (Alabama / Lawrence County)
State & Place Code: 01/25144 (Alabama / Fairfield)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Fairfield 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 Fairfield.