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

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Oct 20 21:14:30 BST 2010


On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
> On 10/20/2010 03:01 PM, Alex Mauer wrote:
>>
>> Townships are at the same level as cities/towns/villages/other
>> municipalities[1], [2]. I’m sure someone correct me if I’m wrong, but my
>> understanding is you won’t find a chunk of land that is both
>> “city|village|etc.” and “township” simultaneously; cities et al. can
>> annex portions of townships easily, but they then are no longer part of
>> that township.
>
> Scratch that.  Eleven states allow overlap[1]:
>
> Indiana, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,
> Nebraska, New York, Ohio, and Vermont
>
> admin_level=7 it is.

Only in those 11 states, right?

I'm surprised admin level isn't already handled defined on a state by
state level.



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