Miscellaneous Information for Vilas ...
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 Dane County or the community of Vilas:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Vilas:
GNIS ID for Vilas: 1576094
GNIS ID for Dane County: 1581072
GNIS ID for Wisconsin: 1779806
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 55 (Wisconsin)
County Code: 025 (Dane County)
Place Code: 82800 (Vilas)
State & County Code: 55/025 (Wisconsin / Dane County)
State & Place Code: 55/82800 (Wisconsin / Vilas)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Vilas is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #3 (the East North-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Vilas.