Miscellaneous Information for Sterling Springs ...
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 Craighead County or the community of Sterling Springs:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Sterling Springs:
GNIS ID for Sterling Springs: 78459
GNIS ID for Craighead County: 66847
GNIS ID for Arkansas: 68085
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 05 (Arkansas)
County Code: 031 (Craighead County)
Place Code: 66920 (Sterling Springs)
State & County Code: 05/031 (Arkansas / Craighead County)
State & Place Code: 05/66920 (Arkansas / Sterling Springs)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Sterling Springs is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Sterling Springs.