Miscellaneous Information for Baxter ...
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 Berkeley County or the community of Baxter:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Baxter:
GNIS ID for Baxter: 1553812
GNIS ID for Berkeley County: 1550008
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: 003 (Berkeley County)
Place Code: 04890 (Baxter)
State & County Code: 54/003 (West Virginia / Berkeley County)
State & Place Code: 54/04890 (West Virginia / Baxter)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Baxter 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 Baxter.