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Pleasant Grove, Alabama
(Franklin County)

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About Pleasant Grove
Pleasant Grove is located in Franklin County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Pleasant Grove
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Pleasant Grove
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Pleasant Grove (By-County)
-census   Census information for Pleasant Grove
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Pleasant Grove
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Pleasant Grove
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Pleasant Grove
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Pleasant Grove
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Pleasant Grove
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Pleasant Grove
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Pleasant Grove
-glossary   This page...

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FIPS Codes
In the past, the federal government created a set of codes that are used to uniquely identify States, Counties and Populated Places (such as a community like Pleasant Grove). These codes form the Federal Information Processing Standard. (specifically FIPS Document 55-3).

The State Code consists of two digits, the County Code consists of three digits and the Place Code consists of five digits. The County and Place Codes must be used together with the State Code to be truly unique.

For example, the following codes apply to the community of Pleasant Grove:

- State Code:  01 (Alabama)

- State / County Code:  01 / 059 (Franklin County)

- State / Place Code:  01 / 60970

The FIPS Codes have been replaced by an ANSI standard and the GNIS Feature ID. Although obsolete, the FIPS Codes are still in use by some organizations.

For more information about the FIPS Codes, please visit our Misc Page for Pleasant Grove.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Pleasant Grove has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '156908'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Pleasant Grove.