Miscellaneous Information for West Charleston ...
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 West Charleston:
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: 85540 (West Charleston)
State & County Code: 54/039 (West Virginia / Kanawha County)
State & Place Code: 54/85540 (West Virginia / West Charleston)
Misc. Census Codes ...
West Charleston 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 West Charleston.