Miscellaneous Information for Brownton ...
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 Barbour County or the community of Brownton:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Brownton:
GNIS ID for Brownton: 1553996
GNIS ID for Barbour County: 1696996
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: 001 (Barbour County)
Place Code: 10780 (Brownton)
State & County Code: 54/001 (West Virginia / Barbour County)
State & Place Code: 54/10780 (West Virginia / Brownton)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Brownton 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 Brownton.