Miscellaneous Information for Scherr ...
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 Grant County or the community of Scherr:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Scherr:
GNIS ID for Scherr: 1549915
GNIS ID for Grant County: 1697238
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: 023 (Grant County)
Place Code: 72412 (Scherr)
State & County Code: 54/023 (West Virginia / Grant County)
State & Place Code: 54/72412 (West Virginia / Scherr)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Scherr 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 Scherr.