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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 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 numeric code 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 South San Pedro: 2033874

GNIS ID for Nueces County: 1383963

GNIS ID for Texas: 1779801

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.

The following FIPS codes apply to South San Pedro:

Place (Community) Code:  69236
State Code:  48 (Texas)
County Code:  355 (Nueces County)

Since the Place and County FIPS codes are not unique and can be repeated in other States, it's necessary to combine the State code with the Place and County FIPS codes to uniquely identify them - for example:

State/Place Code:  48/69236
State/County Code:  48/355

As already mentioned, the FIPS codes are to be replaced by the GNIS codes. The following reflect those changes:

 FIPS Code   translates to   GNIS Code
State of Texas:    48   1779801
Nueces County:    48/355   1383963
South San Pedro:    48/69236   2033874
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Regional Codes ...

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

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. South San Pedro is located in Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. South San Pedro is located in Region VI (Region 6).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. South San Pedro is located in Region VI (Region 6).

Referenced GNIS Records ...

GNIS ID #2033874   (Name of Record: South San Pedro)

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.

County: Nueces

Map Name: Unknown

Lat: 0       Lon: 0   [Map]

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 48/69236   (Place Name: South San Pedro)

County: Nueces     (FIPS State/County: 48/355)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, South San Pedro) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

MSA Code: 1880

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The official website for Nueces County: www.co.nueces.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/


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

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website of the U.S. Census Bureau

The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)





 

 

 

 

 


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