Miscellaneous Information for Ward ...
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 Kanawha County or the community of Ward:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ward:
GNIS ID for Ward: 1548785
GNIS ID for Kanawha County: 1550026
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: 039 (Kanawha County)
Place Code: 84532 (Ward)
State & County Code: 54/039 (West Virginia / Kanawha County)
State & Place Code: 54/84532 (West Virginia / Ward)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Ward 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 Ward.