Miscellaneous Information for Ballard ...
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 Monroe County or the community of Ballard:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ballard:
GNIS ID for Ballard: 1550160
GNIS ID for Monroe County: 1557702
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: 063 (Monroe County)
Place Code: 04060 (Ballard)
State & County Code: 54/063 (West Virginia / Monroe County)
State & Place Code: 54/04060 (West Virginia / Ballard)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Ballard 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 Ballard.