Miscellaneous Information for Surprise Valley ...
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 Pierce County or the community of Surprise Valley:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Surprise Valley:
GNIS ID for Surprise Valley: 1526797
GNIS ID for Pierce County: 1529159
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: 053 (Pierce County)
Place Code: 69180 (Surprise Valley)
State & County Code: 53/053 (Washington / Pierce County)
State & Place Code: 53/69180 (Washington / Surprise Valley)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Surprise Valley 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 Surprise Valley.