Miscellaneous Information for Whitman ...
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 Logan County or the community of Whitman:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Whitman:
GNIS ID for Whitman: 1555977
GNIS ID for Logan County: 1550029
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: 045 (Logan County)
Place Code: 86860 (Whitman)
State & County Code: 54/045 (West Virginia / Logan County)
State & Place Code: 54/86860 (West Virginia / Whitman)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Whitman 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 Whitman.