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2010 FIPS Codes for Counties and County Equivalent Entities

National and state files containing FIPS codes for counties and county equivalent entities are available for download.

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Select a state, territory, or United States from this list to view the file:

 

File Format and Record Layout

These text files contain comma-delimited records for each county. The records are of the format:

Field Name Field Description Example
FIPS Class Codes
H1:  identifies an active county or statistically equivalent entity that does not qualify under subclass C7 or H6.
H4:  identifies a legally defined inactive or nonfunctioning county or statistically equivalent entity that does not qualify under subclass H6.
H5:  identifies census areas in Alaska, a statistical county equivalent entity.
H6:  identifies a county or statistically equivalent entity that is areally coextensive or governmentally consolidated with an incorporated place, part of an incorporated place, or a consolidated city.
C7:  identifies an incorporated place that is an independent city; that is, it also serves as a county equivalent because it is not part of any county, and a minor civil division (MCD) equivalent because it is not part of any MCD.
STATE State Postal Code FL
STATEFP State FIPS Code 12
COUNTYFP County FIPS Code 011
COUNTYNAME County Name and Legal/Statistical Area Description Broward County
CLASSFP FIPS Class Code H1

 

County Changes

The inventory, names, and codes for counties and equivalent areas change periodically. Please review Substantial Changes to Counties and County Equivalent Entities: 1970-Present.


 


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Geography | (301) 763-1128 |  Last Revised: January 17, 2014