Miscellaneous Information for Wheeler ...
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 Webster County or the community of Wheeler:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Wheeler:
GNIS ID for Wheeler: 1549986
GNIS ID for Webster County: 1550057
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: 101 (Webster County)
Place Code: 86428 (Wheeler)
State & County Code: 54/101 (West Virginia / Webster County)
State & Place Code: 54/86428 (West Virginia / Wheeler)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Wheeler 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 Wheeler.