Miscellaneous Information for Ruraldale ...
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 Upshur County or the community of Ruraldale:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ruraldale:
GNIS ID for Ruraldale: 1555540
GNIS ID for Upshur County: 1696800
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: 097 (Upshur County)
Place Code: 70840 (Ruraldale)
State & County Code: 54/097 (West Virginia / Upshur County)
State & Place Code: 54/70840 (West Virginia / Ruraldale)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Ruraldale 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 Ruraldale.