Miscellaneous Information for Helicon ...
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 Winston County or the community of Helicon:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Helicon:
GNIS ID for Helicon: 159752
GNIS ID for Winston County: 161592
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: 133 (Winston County)
Place Code: 34072 (Helicon)
State & County Code: 01/133 (Alabama / Winston County)
State & Place Code: 01/34072 (Alabama / Helicon)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Helicon 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 Helicon.