Miscellaneous Information for Ridgedale ...
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 Hampshire County or the community of Ridgedale:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ridgedale:
GNIS ID for Ridgedale: 1555478
GNIS ID for Hampshire County: 1718644
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: 027 (Hampshire County)
Place Code: 68188 (Ridgedale)
State & County Code: 54/027 (West Virginia / Hampshire County)
State & Place Code: 54/68188 (West Virginia / Ridgedale)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Ridgedale 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 Ridgedale.