Talk:Roswell, Georgia

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Talking Rock has 19 households and proudly calls itself "the third smallest town in the state of Georgia". Shouldn't we rename the graticule and move the page to Roswell, Georgia (the seventh largest city in Georgia)? --Ilpadre 18:58, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

That would make a lot of sense.
Nobody else joined in the discussion or objected, so I just did it. --ilpadre 16:27, 29 May 2009 (UTC)
Actually it doesn't make sense as Roswell is still a part of metro Atlanta. If I had anything to say about this graticule that I am in, I would name it Jasper, Georgia. It is far enough away from Atlanta not to be considered a part of the largest city in the southeast united states, yet jasper is big enough to be on the map somewhere near the center of the graticule.
But what do I know, I only work in this graticule. Have any of you guys ever been to this graticule? --NWoodruff 12:43, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, your knowledge would really help here. As you may be aware, the convention is to name the graticule after the largest populated place in the graticule, be it in the center or not. en.wikipedia lists Roswell as both a city and a suburb of Atlanta, which is a bit of a confusing concept - for me at least. Not knowing better, I would think it's a valid name - but naming it after the largest independent city in the graticule would be just as good imho. -- relet 12:52, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Jasper is more known because of a Jeep factory (now closed). Dalton is the biggest, and local geohasher NWoodruff recommends it as the biggest, according to the current naming conventions. It is the carpet factory to the world. I understand the "not a real city, just a suburb" concept. It happens in Canada, too where what was one a city is eaten by another metropolis and becomes just a neighbourhood. It sounds as though Roswell has maintained its name but not its identity. Let's go with Dalton, and hope that this graticule gets to keep one name for a while! I'll give this a while to ferret out any more objections before I change the name. -Robyn 18:03, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
If I were doing it, I would go with Roswell. But Dalton is certainly a reasonable alternative, so I think we should defer to the wishes of the local guys. --starbird 19:30, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
Personally I would also go with Roswell. Much like Pakenham, Australia (and many other grats I'm sure) is named after what is now a really just a suburb of Melbourne, but is still a city in it's own right. Roswell would be far from on it's own in this regard. nothing says that the name has to be taken from a separate entity from any others. alternatively, Atlanta North, or some variation of that, could work id appropriate. That said, It doesn't really matter that much to me, so what ever works. --mykaDragonBlue [- i have no sig -] 05:24, 19 June 2009 (UTC)