Miscellaneous Information for South Beach ...
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 Whatcom County or the community of South Beach:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to South Beach:
GNIS ID for South Beach: 1512671
GNIS ID for Whatcom County: 1529224
GNIS ID for Washington: 1779804
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 53 (Washington)
County Code: 073 (Whatcom County)
Place Code: 65580 (South Beach)
State & County Code: 53/073 (Washington / Whatcom County)
State & Place Code: 53/65580 (Washington / South Beach)
Misc. Census Codes ...
South Beach is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for South Beach.