Miscellaneous Information for West End ...
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 Preston County or the community of West End:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to West End:
GNIS ID for West End: 1555942
GNIS ID for Preston County: 1558642
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: 077 (Preston County)
Place Code: 85708 (West End)
State & County Code: 54/077 (West Virginia / Preston County)
State & Place Code: 54/85708 (West Virginia / West End)
Misc. Census Codes ...
West End 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 End.