[Talk-us] County Line Corrections

Adam Schreiber sadam at clemson.edu
Wed Jan 28 21:38:19 GMT 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Minh Nguyen <mxn at 1ec5.org> wrote:
> Kentucky's border along the Ohio River is one example: the border is
> defined to be the low water mark of the Ohio-Indiana-Illinois bank as of
> the 18th century [1], so it's not the centerline and not quite the
> northern riverbank. Along Ohio's section of the river, all the islands
> belong to Kentucky or West Virginia.
> [1] http://supreme.justia.com/us/444/335/case.html

So to be accurate, one has to go to county/state/judicial records
individually if the higher res boundary data isn't made available
somewhere online already?


> On 1/28/09 12:53 PM, Adam Killian wrote:
>> I think there may be cases where one shore or the other is the boundary,
>> not the centerline.  Presumably, islands in a river are in one county or
>> the other?
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