Miscellaneous Information for Canaan Heights ...
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 Tucker County or the community of Canaan Heights:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Canaan Heights:
GNIS ID for Canaan Heights: 1550625
GNIS ID for Tucker County: 1689423
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: 093 (Tucker County)
Place Code: 12724 (Canaan Heights)
State & County Code: 54/093 (West Virginia / Tucker County)
State & Place Code: 54/12724 (West Virginia / Canaan Heights)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Canaan Heights 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 Canaan Heights.