Miscellaneous Information for Westwater ...
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 Grand County or the community of Westwater:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Westwater:
GNIS ID for Westwater: 1437719
GNIS ID for Grand County: 1448024
GNIS ID for Utah: 1455989
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 49 (Utah)
County Code: 019 (Grand County)
Place Code: 83610 (Westwater)
State & County Code: 49/019 (Utah / Grand County)
State & Place Code: 49/83610 (Utah / Westwater)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Westwater would have been located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #8 (the Mountain Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Westwater.