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The location of Neal Ferry

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Various Identification Codes ...

GNIS Codes ...

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, chose a new name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).

The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent number has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:

GNIS ID for Neal Ferry: 1730657

GNIS ID for Carroll County: 326650

GNIS ID for Georgia: 1705317

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies created a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

While FIPS codes have been assigned to all counties and states, a specific code has not been assigned to Neal Ferry. The following FIPS codes apply to the State and County:

State Code:  13 (Georgia)
County Code:  045 (Carroll County)

GPS Location - GNIS Coordinates ...

An important aspect of the GNIS code is that it assigns a GPS location (the latitude/longitude) to the geographic feature. This location is simply a point on the map and does not represent the size or shape of the feature. In the case of Neal Ferry, it is a point within Neal Ferry that might be a post office, the city hall or simply an intersection - the point should really be considered arbitrary and only indicating a general location.

For Neal Ferry, the GNIS GPS location is given as:

Lat:   33° 33' 57"   (or 33.57°)

Lon:   -84° 49' 14"   (or -84.82°)   [Map]

Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Neal Ferry is located in Region #3 (the South Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Neal Ferry is located in Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Neal Ferry is located in Region IV (Region 4).

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #1730657   (Name of Record: Neal Ferry (historical))

Class: crossing

County: Carroll

Map Name: Rico

Lat: 33.5659448       Lon: -84.8207704   [Map]

Elev: 219 ft.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

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The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/