Miscellaneous Information for West Prairie ...
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 Vernon County or the community of West Prairie:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to West Prairie:
GNIS ID for West Prairie: 1576547
GNIS ID for Vernon County: 1581121
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: 123 (Vernon County)
Place Code: 86175 (West Prairie)
State & County Code: 55/123 (Wisconsin / Vernon County)
State & Place Code: 55/86175 (Wisconsin / West Prairie)
Misc. Census Codes ...
West Prairie 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 West Prairie.