Miscellaneous Information for Spears ...
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 Lincoln County or the community of Spears:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Spears:
GNIS ID for Spears: 1741679
GNIS ID for Lincoln County: 1550028
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: 043 (Lincoln County)
Place Code: 75724 (Spears)
State & County Code: 54/043 (West Virginia / Lincoln County)
State & Place Code: 54/75724 (West Virginia / Spears)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Spears would have been 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 Spears.