[Talk-us] Proposal: delete census-designated place polygons

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 08:37:52 GMT 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:14 AM, Daniel Sabo <danielsabo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If it's not in GNIS, for example, that means it's not on USGS or other
>> government maps, which narrows down the field considerably. Then I can
>> see if the name is used by the local newspaper, for instance. An
>> example is "Zephyrhills South" - it's just the census name for the
>> unincorporated area south of Zephyrhills.
> How would you denote the unincorporated region around Zephyrhills?

As a region not inside the Zephyrhills polygon...
Most likely it has a postal address of Zephyrhills, and is subdivided
into individual developments with their own names. The Census Bureau
made up "Zephyrhills South" so they could compile statistics for the
area.



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