Miscellaneous Information for Advent ...
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 Jackson County or the community of Advent:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Advent:
GNIS ID for Advent: 1553700
GNIS ID for Jackson County: 1559963
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: 035 (Jackson County)
Place Code: 00508 (Advent)
State & County Code: 54/035 (West Virginia / Jackson County)
State & Place Code: 54/00508 (West Virginia / Advent)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Advent 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 Advent.