Miscellaneous Information for Pettus ...
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 Raleigh County or the community of Pettus:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Pettus:
GNIS ID for Pettus: 1544762
GNIS ID for Raleigh County: 1550047
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: 081 (Raleigh County)
Place Code: 63172 (Pettus)
State & County Code: 54/081 (West Virginia / Raleigh County)
State & Place Code: 54/63172 (West Virginia / Pettus)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Pettus 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 Pettus.