Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Sand Fork is located in Region #3 (the South Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Sand Fork is located in Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Sand Fork is located in Region III (Region 3).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Sand Fork is located in Region III (Region 3).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1546345 (Name of Record: Sand Fork)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Gilmer
Lat: 38.9139818 Lon: -80.7498222 [Map]
Elev: 224 ft.
GNIS ID #2391402 (Name of Record: Town of Sand Fork)
A political division formed for administrative purposes (such as a borough, county, incorporated place, parish, town or township).
A 'civil' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'populated place' record. The information contained in the 'civil' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'populated place' classes.
Map Name: Gilmer
Lat: 38.915423 Lon: -80.747653 [Map]
Elev: 235 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 54/71620 (Place Name: Sand Fork (corporate name for Layopolis))
County: Gilmer (FIPS State/County: 54/021)
Identifies an incorporated place (ie- Sand Fork) that does not serve as a primary county division - or in other words, it is included in and is part of a primary county division (ie- Gilmer County).
GSA Code: 2393
MRF Code: 1433