[Talk-us] [Tagging] how to tag US townships?
brad.neuhauser at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 22:58:29 BST 2010
Not that it matters greatly for this discussion, but in Minnesota
municipalities do include cities and townships. Ex:
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?year=2010&id=462.352 (subd. 2) or
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=200.02 (subd. 9). Definitions
aren't the same in every state...
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 4:34 PM, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
> On 10/20/2010 04:07 PM, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
>> Only in those states, of course. In Pennsylvania and New Jersey (and
>>> apparently the Dakotas?) it should remain admin_level=8.
>>> FYI, it's the same with Minnesota: cities and townships are legally
>> different forms of municipalities (one incorporated, one unincorporated).
> No, that’s a contradiction in terms. “unincorporated” basically means
> “outside of a municipality”. Hence people talking about New Jersey being
> “fully incorporated” while Minnesota is not: Every place in NJ is part of a
> Minnesota also has unorganized areas, which are legally under the
>> jurisdiction of the county, but which may have clusters of population that
>> would warrant a place in OSM (call them what you will--village, hamlet
> Unsurprisingly, Wisconsin is similar. place=hamlet is the thing to use for
> these, but it’s irrelevant to the admin_level as there is no administrative
> boundary for unincorporated communities.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unincorporated_area discusses both of these
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