[talk-au] Suburb, or Town?

Brendan Barnes brenbarnes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 12:15:28 UTC 2021


https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place%3Dsuburb
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place%3Dtown

I'd also go with suburb for places within Melbourne metropolitan area.


On Mon, 27 Sept 2021 at 21:18, cleary <osm at 97k.com> wrote:

>
> I say suburb.  If it is within a city or city metropolis, I'd say it's a
> suburb.
>
> Further, I'd say the mapper who changed the tag for Keilor Downs with the
> explanation "Changing place=suburb to place=town so that streets can be
> found in map in next map release" is seriously wrong.
>
> A town is a large settlement with homes and businesses but smaller than a
> city and not part of a city.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2021, at 5:57 PM, Diacritic wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Hopefully this is a quick question!
> >
> > Should metropolitan suburbs be recorded as suburbs, or as towns?
> >
> > I’ve seen some contrasting approaches in the same city; compare Keillor
> > Park, Melbourne with Keillor Downs, Melbourne. Which is correct, or are
> > both acceptable?
> >
> >
> >
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