Miscellaneous Information for Pliny ...
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 Putnam County or the community of Pliny:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Pliny:
GNIS ID for Pliny: 1545053
GNIS ID for Putnam County: 1550046
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: 079 (Putnam County)
Place Code: 64420 (Pliny)
State & County Code: 54/079 (West Virginia / Putnam County)
State & Place Code: 54/64420 (West Virginia / Pliny)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Pliny 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 Pliny.