Miscellaneous Information for Thorny 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 Pocahontas County or the community of Thorny Creek:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Thorny Creek:
GNIS ID for Thorny Creek: 1558396
GNIS ID for Pocahontas County: 1550044
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: 075 (Pocahontas County)
Place Code: 80140 (Thorny Creek)
State & County Code: 54/075 (West Virginia / Pocahontas County)
State & Place Code: 54/80140 (West Virginia / Thorny Creek)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Thorny 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 Thorny Creek.