Miscellaneous Information for Bowes ...
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 Greenbrier County or the community of Bowes:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bowes:
GNIS ID for Bowes: 1553956
GNIS ID for Greenbrier County: 1557518
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: 025 (Greenbrier County)
Place Code: 09425 (Bowes)
State & County Code: 54/025 (West Virginia / Greenbrier County)
State & Place Code: 54/09425 (West Virginia / Bowes)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Bowes 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 Bowes.