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City Without County in Place Hierarchy?

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City Without County in Place Hierarchy?

Posted: 26 Sep 2012 8:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
How are you now dealing with locations where you know the name of the city, state, and country but you don't know the county? (Some cities span several counties.) To date I've dealt with this by using the format "city, , state, country", leaving the county blank. The new system doesn't know how to deal with this. Here's an example:

Iowa City, , Iowa, USA

I can leave as is, of course, but then I can't take advantage of the hierarchical view.

If I put "Iowa City" alone in the place detail, then it appears at the county level with no indicator that it isn't a county. If I put "XXXX, Iowa City" in place detail, then Bing can't find it. Similarly, it cannot find "Iowa City, ?"

Thoughts?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Marco Scavo 27 Sep 2012 2:56AM GMT 
Marco Scavo 27 Sep 2012 3:17AM GMT 
kj_norway 27 Sep 2012 4:38AM GMT 
silverfox3280 27 Sep 2012 5:20AM GMT 
Marco Scavo 27 Sep 2012 3:00PM GMT 
KATHYMARIEANN 27 Sep 2012 3:51PM GMT 
Marco Scavo 27 Sep 2012 4:58PM GMT 
KATHYMARIEANN 27 Sep 2012 9:35PM GMT 
Marco Scavo 27 Sep 2012 9:57PM GMT 
kj_norway 27 Sep 2012 10:15PM GMT 
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