Miscellaneous Information for Rusk ...
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 Ritchie County or the community of Rusk:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Rusk:
GNIS ID for Rusk: 1555542
GNIS ID for Ritchie County: 1689049
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: 085 (Ritchie County)
Place Code: 70876 (Rusk)
State & County Code: 54/085 (West Virginia / Ritchie County)
State & Place Code: 54/70876 (West Virginia / Rusk)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Rusk 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 Rusk.