Miscellaneous Information for Leon ...
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 Carter County or the community of Leon:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Leon:
GNIS ID for Leon: 508446
GNIS ID for Carter County: 516868
GNIS ID for Kentucky: 1779786
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 21 (Kentucky)
County Code: 043 (Carter County)
Place Code: 44830 (Leon)
State & County Code: 21/043 (Kentucky / Carter County)
State & Place Code: 21/44830 (Kentucky / Leon)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Leon is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Leon.