Miscellaneous Information for Ferry Shores ...
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 Lauderdale County or the community of Ferry Shores:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ferry Shores:
GNIS ID for Ferry Shores: 118264
GNIS ID for Lauderdale County: 161564
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: 077 (Lauderdale County)
Place Code: 25990 (Ferry Shores)
State & County Code: 01/077 (Alabama / Lauderdale County)
State & Place Code: 01/25990 (Alabama / Ferry Shores)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Ferry Shores 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 Ferry Shores.