Miscellaneous Information for Blue Jay ...
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 Raleigh County or the community of Blue Jay:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Blue Jay:
GNIS ID for Blue Jay: 1553930
GNIS ID for Raleigh County: 1550047
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: 081 (Raleigh County)
Place Code: 08548 (Blue Jay)
State & County Code: 54/081 (West Virginia / Raleigh County)
State & Place Code: 54/08548 (West Virginia / Blue Jay)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Blue Jay 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 Blue Jay.