Miscellaneous Information for Riverton ...
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 Pendleton County or the community of Riverton:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Riverton:
GNIS ID for Riverton: 1555491
GNIS ID for Pendleton County: 1550042
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: 071 (Pendleton County)
Place Code: 68884 (Riverton)
State & County Code: 54/071 (West Virginia / Pendleton County)
State & Place Code: 54/68884 (West Virginia / Riverton)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Riverton 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 Riverton.