Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. West Prairie is located in Region #2 (the Midwest Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. West Prairie is located in Division #3 (the East North-Central Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. West Prairie is located in Region V (Region 5).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. West Prairie is located in Region V (Region 5).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1576547 (Name of Record: West Prairie)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Retreat
Lat: 43.4666409 Lon: -91.0226292 [Map]
Elev: 367 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 55/86175 (Place Name: West Prairie)
County: Vernon (FIPS State/County: 55/123)
Identifies a populated place (ie- West Prairie) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).