Miscellaneous Information for Alvord ...
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 Alvord:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alvord:
GNIS ID for Alvord: 1553723
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: 01444 (Alvord)
State & County Code: 54/087 (West Virginia / Roane County)
State & Place Code: 54/01444 (West Virginia / Alvord)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Alvord 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 Alvord.