Miscellaneous Information for Whitcomb ...
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 Shawano County or the community of Whitcomb:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Whitcomb:
GNIS ID for Whitcomb: 1576619
GNIS ID for Shawano County: 1581117
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: 115 (Shawano County)
Place Code: 86625 (Whitcomb)
State & County Code: 55/115 (Wisconsin / Shawano County)
State & Place Code: 55/86625 (Wisconsin / Whitcomb)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Whitcomb 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 Whitcomb.