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About Sanders Hill
Sanders Hill<1> is located in Pike County (Alabama).

Our Pages for Sanders Hill ...

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

Glossary and Definitions ...

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 Sanders Hill). 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 Sanders Hill:

- State Code:  01 (Alabama)

- State / County Code:  01 / 109 (Pike County)

- State / Place Code:  01 / 67835

The FIPS Codes have been replaced by an ANSI standard and the GNIS Feature ID.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 Sanders Hill.
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.

Sanders Hill has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '126347'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Sanders Hill.

Footnotes ...



<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Sanders Hill may originally have been Sander's Hill. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Sanders Hill might be written as Sander Hill. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Sanders Hill.

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