[Tagging] consensus needed: officially a town but visibly distinct settlements?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 07:40:01 UTC 2018



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> On 19. Aug 2018, at 04:07, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> This is a problem we encounter frequently in Australia. The "settlement" may consist only of a service station or a pub, plus 1 - 2 houses, so it "should" be an OSM hamlet, but it is also the main attraction / centre of life (& sometimes the only buildings!) for 300 klm in any direction.
> 
> Do you mark it as a hamlet, which will only render at extreme zoom, or mark it as a village / town, as it is a vital source of supplies / fuel / contact?



highway=services
place=isolated_dwelling/hamlet


cheers,
Martin 


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