Miscellaneous Information for Oak Ridge ...
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 Saint Clair County or the community of Oak Ridge:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Oak Ridge:
GNIS ID for Oak Ridge: 164789
GNIS ID for Saint Clair County: 164997
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: 115 (Saint Clair County)
Place Code: 56088 (Oak Ridge)
State & County Code: 01/115 (Alabama / Saint Clair County)
State & Place Code: 01/56088 (Alabama / Oak Ridge)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge.