Miscellaneous Information for Chapel ...
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 Braxton County or the community of Chapel:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Chapel:
GNIS ID for Chapel: 1537194
GNIS ID for Braxton County: 1550010
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: 007 (Braxton County)
Place Code: 14428 (Chapel)
State & County Code: 54/007 (West Virginia / Braxton County)
State & Place Code: 54/14428 (West Virginia / Chapel)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Chapel 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 Chapel.