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About Tumbling Shoals
Tumbling Shoals is located in the Arkansas Ozarks. Tumbling Shoals is located in Cleburne County (Arkansas).

Our Pages for Tumbling Shoals ...

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

- State Code:  05 (Arkansas)

- State / County Code:  05 / 023 (Cleburne County)

- State / Place Code:  05 / 70310

The FIPS Codes have been replaced by an ANSI standard and the GNIS Feature ID.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

Tumbling Shoals has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '55697'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Tumbling Shoals.