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

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Wed Nov 14 15:44:11 UTC 2018


I looked at a few place boundaries in Utah and compared with current TIGER files.. Definitely needs work.. https://www.dropbox.com/s/e1113me8y9t1my5/Screenshot%202018-11-14%2008.42.30.png?dl=0 <https://www.dropbox.com/s/e1113me8y9t1my5/Screenshot%202018-11-14%2008.42.30.png?dl=0> (colored = current OSM, grey = TIGER places shape file 2018)

Martijn

> On Nov 14, 2018, at 8:35 AM, Kerry Irons <irons54vortex at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> And let’s never forget College Corner, OH/IN.  It is in three counties and two states.  It has two different zip codes.  But really, it is two separate towns  -College Corner OH and West College Corner IN.  And of course Delmar and Mardel along the Delaware/Maryland state line.  Just to keep things interesting.
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> Kerry Irons
>  
> From: Brad Neuhauser <brad.neuhauser at gmail.com> 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10:18 AM
> To: Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> Cc: wambacher at posteo.de; talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Strange city boundary: Lee, Illinois
>  
> Minnesota has around 40 cross-county cities, most of which have just a small portion in the second county. St. Cloud is notable for being in three counties! https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/137238 <https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/137238>
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> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 9:01 AM Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us <mailto:clifford at snowandsnow.us>> wrote:
>> Yes - a city can cover more than one county in the US. I'm not familiar with your example, but we have Bothell, WA which is in both King and Snohomish County. 
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>> Best,
>> Clifford
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>> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 5:47 AM <wambacher at posteo.de <mailto: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 <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
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