Miscellaneous Information for Winter Quarters ...
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 Carbon County or the community of Winter Quarters:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Winter Quarters:
GNIS ID for Winter Quarters: 1447486
GNIS ID for Carbon County: 1448018
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: 007 (Carbon County)
Place Code: 84890 (Winter Quarters)
State & County Code: 49/007 (Utah / Carbon County)
State & Place Code: 49/84890 (Utah / Winter Quarters)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Winter Quarters 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 Winter Quarters.