[OSM-talk] Map Co-ordinates for towns, etc in UK
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 02:04:23 GMT 2012
On 3/3/2012 8:24 PM, John F. Eldredge wrote:
> We don't have "zero-point" markers in the USA, either, at least not from my experience. However, the highway departments seem to be referring to some point in or near the center of the cities, judging from the distances shown.
Sometimes it's to the center (usually the courthouse or city hall?) and
sometimes to the city limits. The only zero point I know of (that's not
intended for only one road) is the Zero Milestone in DC, and its use
never caught on.
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