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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 11:42:49 GMT 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 6:28 AM, Serge Wroclawski <emacsen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In other words, CDPs have no real-world significance, and are intended
>> only for statistical purposes.
>
> That's just not the case.
>
> Look at my town of  Silver Spring, Maryland
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Spring,_Maryland), and where I
> work, Bethesda (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bethesda,_Maryland).

Um... the place has real world significance. The specific boundaries
chosen by the Census Bureau don't.



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