[Talk-us] Proposal: delete census-designated place polygons
danielsabo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 09:01:12 GMT 2010
Resending to the list.
On Nov 12, 2010, at 12:37 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> 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
To me the unincorporated region around a town that people consider part of the towns community is useful data, and I'd prefer it didn't get deleted without being replaced by something more accurate than the CDP.
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