Miscellaneous Information for Sunset 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 Island County or the community of Sunset Beach:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Sunset Beach:
GNIS ID for Sunset Beach: 1508840
GNIS ID for Island County: 1513272
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: 029 (Island County)
Place Code: 68960 (Sunset Beach)
State & County Code: 53/029 (Washington / Island County)
State & Place Code: 53/68960 (Washington / Sunset Beach)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Sunset 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 Sunset Beach.