Miscellaneous Information for Brooklyn ...
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 Cattaraugus County or the community of Brooklyn:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Brooklyn:
GNIS ID for Brooklyn: 944841
GNIS ID for Cattaraugus County: 974103
GNIS ID for New York: 1779796
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 36 (New York)
County Code: 009 (Cattaraugus County)
Place Code: 10011 (Brooklyn)
State & County Code: 36/009 (New York / Cattaraugus County)
State & Place Code: 36/10011 (New York / Brooklyn)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Brooklyn is located in Census Region #1 (the Northeast Region) and Division #2 (the Middle Atlantic Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Brooklyn.