Miscellaneous Information for Arkansas ...
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 Hardy County or the community of Arkansas:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Arkansas:
GNIS ID for Arkansas: 1550114
GNIS ID for Hardy County: 1718557
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: 031 (Hardy County)
Place Code: 02548 (Arkansas)
State & County Code: 54/031 (West Virginia / Hardy County)
State & Place Code: 54/02548 (West Virginia / Arkansas)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Arkansas 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 Arkansas.