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Here’s a new challenge for City / Town Halls in Indiana!
The United States Census Bureau lists over 500 incorporated places in Indiana; this number includes both cities and towns. Not every one of these will have a designated city/town hall building, but as you can see from the map, there are still some points that have yet to be collected. Townships also exist in Indiana and may have a designated township building depending on their size.
These colors are part of our tiered editing process and signal to other editors that a point has passed through the upper tiers and does not need to be edited again. Our November 2018 newsletter has an article titled Editor Roles and Point Colors that describes this process further.
Local Government: Incorporated vs. Unincorporated
Proper Point Placement
Our November 2018 newsletter includes an article on aerial interpretation for city/town hall structures. This article walks you through how to identify which building to place a point on when examining aerial imagery.
We’re collecting city/town halls nationally, so feel free to research these features throughout the U.S. Other states that still need to have city halls collected include Iowa, Minnesota, and Texas. Note that only city/town halls in Indiana will count towards this challenge.
If you have any questions during the mapping process, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to assist! Thank you for all that you do, and happy mapping!