Acquaintance:a person known to one, but usually not a close friend. That means you can now make list of your different friends. Add all your close friends to Close Friend list. Add your family members to your Family List. Area will be added default so you do not have to add your friends to Area. but if someone lives near you but his location is different in the Location information of facebook you can also manually add your friends to Area. If you would like to add friends to your list look at the left side of your facebook homepage you will see a menu Lists from their you can choose your list and add your friends. Also you can always click on them to view your particular family , close friends updates.
You can see How to add friends in lists as we have explain before.
You can also see How to create your own list in Facebook