Miscellaneous Information for Hessel ...
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 Sonoma County or the community of Hessel:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Hessel:
GNIS ID for Hessel: 1658745
GNIS ID for Sonoma County: 1657246
GNIS ID for California: 1779778
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 06 (California)
County Code: 097 (Sonoma County)
Place Code: 33448 (Hessel)
State & County Code: 06/097 (California / Sonoma County)
State & Place Code: 06/33448 (California / Hessel)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Hessel is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Hessel.