Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Assonet Bay Shores is located in Region #1 (the Northeast Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Assonet Bay Shores is located in Division #1 (the New England Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Assonet Bay Shores is located in Region I (Region 1).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #613038 (Name of Record: Assonet Bay Shores)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Assonet
Lat: 41.7959351 Lon: -71.0897663 [Map]
Elev: 2 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 25/02375 (Place Name: Assonet Bay Shores)
County: Bristol (FIPS State/County: 25/005)
Identifies a populated place (ie- Assonet Bay Shores) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
MSA Code: 5400