Miscellaneous Information for American City ...
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 Gilpin County or the community of American City:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to American City:
GNIS ID for American City: 181519
GNIS ID for Gilpin County: 198139
GNIS ID for Colorado: 1779779
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 08 (Colorado)
County Code: 047 (Gilpin County)
Place Code: 01860 (American City)
State & County Code: 08/047 (Colorado / Gilpin County)
State & Place Code: 08/01860 (Colorado / American City)
Misc. Census Codes ...
American City would have been located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #8 (the Mountain Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for American City.