Miscellaneous Information for Short Creek ...
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 Brooke County or the community of Short Creek:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Short Creek:
GNIS ID for Short Creek: 1546721
GNIS ID for Brooke County: 1558262
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: 009 (Brooke County)
Place Code: 73756 (Short Creek)
State & County Code: 54/009 (West Virginia / Brooke County)
State & Place Code: 54/73756 (West Virginia / Short Creek)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Short Creek 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 Short Creek.