Miscellaneous Information for Adams ...
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 Boone County or the community of Adams:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Adams:
GNIS ID for Adams: 1553694
GNIS ID for Boone County: 1550009
GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 54 (West Virginia)
County Code: 005 (Boone County)
Place Code: 00308 (Adams)
State & County Code: 54/005 (West Virginia / Boone County)
State & Place Code: 54/00308 (West Virginia / Adams)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Adams is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Adams.