Miscellaneous Information for Bloomery ...
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 Jefferson County or the community of Bloomery:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bloomery:
GNIS ID for Bloomery: 1553927
GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 1550025
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: 037 (Jefferson County)
Place Code: 08404 (Bloomery)
State & County Code: 54/037 (West Virginia / Jefferson County)
State & Place Code: 54/08404 (West Virginia / Bloomery)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Bloomery 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 Bloomery.