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

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 14:22:52 UTC 2018


Yes.
New York City has several counties within its borders.
I believe Houston and several other cities in Texas cross county borders.
On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:08 PM Adam Franco <adamfranco at gmail.com> wrote:

> Last summer there was a big thread Differences with USA admin_level
> tagging
> <https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-us/2017-July/thread.html>
> that talked a lot about odd cases in the US. As one example, Kevin Kenny pointed
> out
> <https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-us/2017-July/017519.html> Geneva,
> 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.
>
> Best,
> Adam
>
> 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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