Miscellaneous Information for Anthem ...
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 Wetzel County or the community of Anthem:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Anthem:
GNIS ID for Anthem: 1553731
GNIS ID for Wetzel County: 1717836
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: 103 (Wetzel County)
Place Code: 02010 (Anthem)
State & County Code: 54/103 (West Virginia / Wetzel County)
State & Place Code: 54/02010 (West Virginia / Anthem)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Anthem 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 Anthem.