Miscellaneous Information for West Side ...
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 Side:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to West Side:
GNIS ID for West Side: 1555954
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: 86105 (West Side)
State & County Code: 54/039 (West Virginia / Kanawha County)
State & Place Code: 54/86105 (West Virginia / West Side)
Misc. Census Codes ...
West Side 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 Side.