Miscellaneous Information for Williamstown ...
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 Oswego County or the community of Williamstown:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Williamstown:
GNIS ID for Williamstown: 971318
GNIS ID for Oswego County: 974136
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: 075 (Oswego County)
Place Code: 82062 (Williamstown)
State & County Code: 36/075 (New York / Oswego County)
State & Place Code: 36/82062 (New York / Williamstown)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Williamstown 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 Williamstown.