Miscellaneous Information for Palestine ...
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 Wirt County or the community of Palestine:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Palestine:
GNIS ID for Palestine: 1544536
GNIS ID for Wirt County: 1678877
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: 105 (Wirt County)
Place Code: 61804 (Palestine)
State & County Code: 54/105 (West Virginia / Wirt County)
State & Place Code: 54/61804 (West Virginia / Palestine)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Palestine 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 Palestine.