[Talk-us] CDPs and admin_level

Bill Ricker bill.n1vux at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 18:28:07 BST 2009

I sympathize with Greg, and if the surveyors and computational mappers
ruled the world, the real world we seek to model will be simpler.

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:44 PM, David Lynch <djlynch at gmail.com> wrote:
> where city limits cross county lines,

WTF? Where does that happen? down where a county is called a parish
and is region within sound of a steeple?

 NYC inverts normal, iirc NYC is effectively a federation of
city-counties called boroughs, but no county line crosses NYC
boundary, right?

When Boston adsorbed towns in adjacent counties, Suffolk county gained
land too -- and likewise Boston and Suffolk released towns in the
harbor to a non-adjacent (on land) coastal county. (as a result,
Norfolk Co Mass is reputedly the only tripartite noncontiguous county
separated by towns in other counties not by water )

If State and National electoral districts are included, the
gerrymander boundary will assuredly cross, not follow, admin
boundaries higher than Ward & Precinct, which may be redrawn to
convenience the gerrymander.

n1vux at arrl.net bill.n1vux at gmail.com

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