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Old 01-22-2011, 05:29 PM
Location: Houston
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The most well known suburbs in Houston would be:

Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Katy, Cypress, Kingwood, and Clear Lake. Of course there are a lot more but those are the ones you the most about around here.

Many would say Sugar Land is our best suburb:
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Old 01-22-2011, 05:33 PM
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10-15 around Memphis, depending on which communities you count as suburbs. We have very few suburbs compared to most cities
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Old 01-22-2011, 06:48 PM
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland has a sizable metro area with far flung suburbs extending out over 50 miles from the city centre @ Public Square.
This metropolitan area map demonstrates this enormous region ... I don't know the exact number of suburbs, but for those wanting to count 'em up, this map will be a great start!
*** It should be noted that the far eastern suburbs of Lake and Geauga counties are conspicuously missing from these two different maps.
These "missing" suburbs would include:

Kirtland Hills
Painesville Township
Fairport Harbor
Grand River
Waite Hill Village
Willoughby Hills

Maps courtesy of this website:

Civil Engineering, Solon Ohio, Real Estate, Cleveland Blog

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Old 01-22-2011, 07:09 PM
Location: South St Louis
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St Louis has 274 -- and 91 of them are located in St Louis County alone.
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:10 PM
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Originally Posted by BPerone201 View Post
Damn, the NYC metro area must have like 700(+/-) of them.
At least. Bergen County has 70 towns in it. Think of all the other north Jersey counties and how many towns they have, and add in Rockland and Westchester Counties and Long Island...
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Old 01-23-2011, 01:25 AM
Location: Silverthorne, Colorado
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I'll list off what I think are Denver's suburbs (with the exception of itty bitty towns):
Castle Rock
Castle Pines
Highlands Ranch
Lone Tree
Greenwood Village
Cherry Hills North
Ken Caryl area
Wheat Ridge
Commerce City
Fort Lupton

That would be... 37.

For Oklahoma City:
The Village
Nichols Hills
Warr Acres
Del City
Midwest City

16 there.

Huh, I never realized OKC had so few. Or that Denver had so many!
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:35 AM
Location: Limbo
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From a previous Minneapolis thread...

This is a list of Twin Cities suburbs and outlying communities ordered into tiers , based primarily but not completely on how many borders must be crossed to get into either Minneapolis or St. Paul (directly, not by road). For example, a third tier suburb would border a suburb that borders another suburb which borders Minneapolis or St. Paul. The fifth-tier suburbs may not directly border any other incorporated city. The final category are communities beyond the outskirts of the "integral" metropolitan area but are likely to have some affinity to the Twin Cities metro area while maintaining a mostly independent identity.

First-tier suburbs of Minneapolis / St. Paul (clockwise order): Robbinsdale, Brooklyn Center, Fridley, Columbia Heights, St. Anthony, Roseville, Falcon Heights, Maplewood, Newport, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota / Mendota Heights, Richfield, Edina, St. Louis Park, Golden Valley

Second-tier suburbs of Minneapolis / St. Paul (clockwise order): Plymouth, New Hope, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Moundsview, Arden Hills, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake, Mahtomedi, North St. Paul**, Oakdale, Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Inver Grove Heights, Eagan, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Hopkins, Minnetonka,

Third-tier: Maple Grove, Champlin, Anoka, Andover, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes, North Oaks, Grant, Mahtomedi, Lake Elmo, Afton, Rosemount, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Savage, Shakopee, Chanhassen, Shorewood / Greenwood / Tonka Bay, Wayzata, Orono, Medina

Fourth-tier: Corcoran, Dayton, Ramsey, Oak Grove, East Bethel, Hugo, Lakeland Shores, Lake St. Croix, Stillwater #, Hastings#, Prescott#
s, Farmington (5*), Lakeville, Prior Lake, Chaska, Victoria, Minnetrista, Mound, Independence

Fifth-tier / exurban frontier*: Greenfield, Hanover, Rogers, Otsego, Elk River, St. Francis, Bethel, Forest Lake, Marine on St. Croix, Hudson (WI), River Falls (WI), Vermillion, Elko, New Market, Hampton, New Trier, Carver, Jordan, Waconia, Watertown, Delano, Rockford

Even Beyond: Buffalo, Monticello, Big Lake, Zimmerman, Princeton, Cambridge, Isanti, North Branch, Stacy, Chisago City, Lindstrom, Center City, Schafer, Taylor Falls, Osceola (WI), St. Croix Falls (WI), Somerset (WI), River Falls (WI), Elko, New Prague, Lonsdale, Belle Plaine, Cologne, Norwood Young America, Glencoe, Hutchison, Winsted, Cokato, Howard Lake, Winsted, Waverly, Montrose

* Includes areas not bordering a fourth-tier suburb, but next in line (due to land not belonging to any city lying in between them), and also some even more distant towns that are likely to have a large Twin Cities commuting population.
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Old 01-23-2011, 07:40 PM
Location: Carrboro and Concord, NC
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Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill CSA
Chatham, Durham, Harnett, Johnston, Orange, Person, Wake Counties

Primary Cities:
Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill

Other Incorporated Cities:
Angier, Apex, Benson, Bunn, Carrboro, Centerville, Clayton, Coats, Dunn, Erwin, Four Oaks, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Goldston, Hillsborough, Holly Springs, Kenly, Knightdale, Lilington, Mebane, Micro, Morrisville, Pine Level, Pittsboro, Princeton, Rolesville, Roxboro, Selma, Siler City, Smithfield, Wake Forest, Wendell, Youngsville, Zebulon

Unincorporated (or) Census-Defined Places:
Bynum, Efland, Fearrington, Governor's Club, Rougemont, White Cross

Bold are true suburbs or exurbs. The others are rural towns/communities, or sizable towns close to, but slightly apart from the metro core.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:36 AM
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Not exactly sure but I read somewhere that the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Palm Beach metro has around 100incorporated cities, towns & villages. There are also unincorporated CDPs like Kendall which has about 300,000 residents even though it's Unincorporated.
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Old 01-24-2011, 05:40 PM
Location: Rochester, NY
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Rochester NY is a metro of about 1 million. I count about 18 legit suburbs. If you counted all the incorporated cities and towns, it would probably be a fair amount higher.
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