Miscellaneous Information for Wells ...
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 Calumet County or the community of Wells:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Wells:
GNIS ID for Wells: 1577874
GNIS ID for Calumet County: 1581067
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: 015 (Calumet County)
Place Code: 85140 (Wells)
State & County Code: 55/015 (Wisconsin / Calumet County)
State & Place Code: 55/85140 (Wisconsin / Wells)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Wells 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 Wells.