Miscellaneous Information for Blackburn ...
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 Gilmer County or the community of Blackburn:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Blackburn:
GNIS ID for Blackburn: 1553915
GNIS ID for Gilmer County: 1689673
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: 021 (Gilmer County)
Place Code: 07985 (Blackburn)
State & County Code: 54/021 (West Virginia / Gilmer County)
State & Place Code: 54/07985 (West Virginia / Blackburn)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Blackburn 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 Blackburn.