GET api/v1/dictionary/fips/{fips_cd}

Provides state and the county name based on the Federal Information Processing Standard Code which uniquely identify geographic areas. FIPS Code is a Five digit code with first 2 placeholders representing the State and last 3 digit placeholders representing the county.

Request Information

Headers

In order to receive live data, you must provide the necessary information to authenticate. This will require an API-Key, which is to be provided within the request header for every request. If an API-Key is not provided, sandbox data will be returned.

Name Description Type Additional Information
API-Key 32 Character GUID key String Required to return live information. If not provided, sandbox data will be returned.

URI Parameters

NameDescriptionTypeAdditional information
fips_cd

FIPS Code

string

Required

Body Parameters

None.

Response Information

Resource Description

The State and County of the specified FIPS code

Collection of V1_Fips
NameDescriptionTypeAdditional information
FIPS_Code

5 Character FIPs Code

string

Required

State_Code

State Abbreviation

string

None.

State

State

string

None.

County_Name

Name of County

string

None.

Response Formats

application/json, text/json

Sample:
[
  {
    "FIPS_Code": "sample string 1",
    "State_Code": "sample string 2",
    "State": "sample string 3",
    "County_Name": "sample string 4"
  },
  {
    "FIPS_Code": "sample string 1",
    "State_Code": "sample string 2",
    "State": "sample string 3",
    "County_Name": "sample string 4"
  }
]

text/html

Sample:
[{"FIPS_Code":"sample string 1","State_Code":"sample string 2","State":"sample string 3","County_Name":"sample string 4"},{"FIPS_Code":"sample string 1","State_Code":"sample string 2","State":"sample string 3","County_Name":"sample string 4"}]

application/xml, text/xml

Sample:
<ArrayOfV1_Fips xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/FF_API.Models.Dictionary.V1">
  <V1_Fips>
    <County_Name>sample string 4</County_Name>
    <FIPS_Code>sample string 1</FIPS_Code>
    <State>sample string 3</State>
    <State_Code>sample string 2</State_Code>
  </V1_Fips>
  <V1_Fips>
    <County_Name>sample string 4</County_Name>
    <FIPS_Code>sample string 1</FIPS_Code>
    <State>sample string 3</State>
    <State_Code>sample string 2</State_Code>
  </V1_Fips>
</ArrayOfV1_Fips>