Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. West Jefferson is located in Region #3 (the South Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. West Jefferson is located in Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. West Jefferson is located in Region IV (Region 4).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #128785 (Name of Record: West Jefferson)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Dora
Lat: 33.6492731 Lon: -87.0686089 [Map]
Elev: 125 ft.
GNIS ID #2406862 (Name of Record: Town of West Jefferson)
A political division formed for administrative purposes (such as a borough, county, incorporated place, parish, town or township).
A 'civil' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'populated place' record. The information contained in the 'civil' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'populated place' classes.
Map Name: Dora
Lat: 33.6484993 Lon: -87.069208 [Map]
Elev: 122 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 01/81336 (Place Name: West Jefferson)
County: Jefferson (FIPS State/County: 01/073)
Identifies an incorporated place (ie- West Jefferson) that does not serve as a primary county division - or in other words, it is included in and is part of a primary county division (ie- Jefferson County).
GSA Code: 3260
MRF Code: 1817
MSA Code: 1000