Obtaining FIPS County Numbers

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) county numbers are numbers that identify each county in a state. Note that these numbers are only unique at the state level, not the national level. For more information, see http://www.census.gov.

Note: FIPS county numbers are available for U.S. addresses only.

To obtain FIPS county numbers, Option.OutputRecordType must contain P. For more information on Option.OutputRecordType, see Output Data Options.

Table 1. FIPS County Number Output

Response Element



FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) county number