[Talk-us] [Tagging] how to tag US townships?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 02:09:55 BST 2010


On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Antony Pegg <antthelimey at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem is that currently we dont have a discrete tag for place=township
> and all admin_level= are =8
>
> so, half a question, half a statement of intent, unless someone argues me
> down from the ledge...
>
> I'm going to start using place=suburb for townships as the closest
> comparison I can find
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:place%3Dsuburb

Use place=township anyway; you shouldn't tag incorrectly to make
something render well. admin_level=8 would be correct, since it's a
city-level division.



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