[Talk-us] Strange city boundary: Lee, Illinois

Adam Franco adamfranco at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 14:05:52 UTC 2018

Last summer there was a big thread Differences with USA admin_level tagging
that talked a lot about odd cases in the US. As one example, Kevin
Kenny pointed
NY <https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/176059#map=13/42.8582/-76.9476>
which apparently has a portion in a second county. I haven't re-read the
who thread, but I seem to remember others mentioning a number of other
situations where administrative areas really can't be represented in a
cleanly nested way.


On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 8:49 AM <wambacher at posteo.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> are there cities (admin level 8) in the USA which  part of two counties?
> see: https://wambachers-osm.website/images/osm/snaps_2018/lee.png
> left: Lee County
> right: DeKalb County
> there are some more, but i would like to know if that is ok. In Germany
> this is impossible.
> Regards
> walter/Germany
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