[Tagging] how to tag US townships?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 17:35:14 BST 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:27 PM, Brad Neuhauser
<brad.neuhauser at gmail.com> wrote:
> From the place page:
> "In most Western countries, the status of a location (whether it is a
> city/town/etc.), is decided by the government, and is not a function of
> size. ***But most OSM communities of those countries have made a convention
> to use the population to decide which place tag to use, to ensure a more
> common way of tagging across the globe, and not to end up with cities of
> 1000 residents for example.***"

I looked for and couldn't find anything stating that this was the US convention.

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