[Tagging] Hamlet is always an unincorporated place in OSM?

Bill Ricker bill.n1vux at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 22:03:12 UTC 2018


On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 4:41 PM, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's how it sort of worked in the UK.
>

‚ÄčIn the early days of Colonial New England, town governance and church
parish borders were essentially identified.

When the sea-side town of Ipswich opened a new section of land further
inland for bigger farms and called it literally "The Hamlet," since a large
acreage with a small number of houses at the crossroads.

When The Hamlet later incorporated as a separate town (having grown, and
having different agrarian concerns than a coastal town), it took the name
"Hamilton."

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Bill Ricker
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