Miscellaneous Information for Allentown ...
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 Roane County or the community of Allentown:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Allentown:
GNIS ID for Allentown: 1553712
GNIS ID for Roane County: 1550050
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: 087 (Roane County)
Place Code: 00980 (Allentown)
State & County Code: 54/087 (West Virginia / Roane County)
State & Place Code: 54/00980 (West Virginia / Allentown)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Allentown 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 Allentown.