Miscellaneous Information for Shaw ...
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 Mineral County or the community of Shaw:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Shaw:
GNIS ID for Shaw: 1546634
GNIS ID for Mineral County: 1717890
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: 057 (Mineral County)
Place Code: 73348 (Shaw)
State & County Code: 54/057 (West Virginia / Mineral County)
State & Place Code: 54/73348 (West Virginia / Shaw)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Shaw 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 Shaw.