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Old 12-25-2016, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, Commonwealth of Virginia
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Of the Big 21:

Atlanta: DeKalb, Fulton
Boston: Only Suffolk
Chicago: Cook, DuPage
Cleveland: Only Cuyahoga
Dallas: Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman
Denver: Only Denver
Detroit: Only Wayne
Houston: Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery
Los Angeles: Only Los Angeles
Miami: Only Miami-Dade
Minneapolis: Only Hennepin
New York: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond
Orlando: Only Orange
Philadelphia: Only Philadelphia
Phoenix: Only Maricopa
Portland: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas
San Diego: Only San Diego
San Francisco: Only San Francisco
Seattle: Only King
Tampa: Only Hillsborough
Washington: Only District of Columbia
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Old 12-25-2016, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, Commonwealth of Virginia
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maybe someone can answer the legal question on this one because I don't really know. Obviously San Francisco is a city and a county. SFO is located on the peninsula in San Mateo County and is not connected to the city. It's address is "San Francisco" and it is owned by the city and county of SF......but does that make it actually a part of San Francisco?
Having a San Francisco address means nothing. There are 200,000 people in Fairfax County, VA who have "Alexandria" Addresses.

SFO is owned by the City & County of San Francisco, but is not part of the City or County. It's in San Mateo County. For example, if the City of New York bought a building in London to lobby banks to move to NYC, that building does not become American territory just because an American municipality purchased it. The only gray areas are Embassy buildings which follow principles of extraterritoriality.
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Old 12-26-2016, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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maybe someone can answer the legal question on this one because I don't really know. Obviously San Francisco is a city and a county. SFO is located on the peninsula in San Mateo County and is not connected to the city. It's address is "San Francisco" and it is owned by the city and county of SF......but does that make it actually a part of San Francisco?
SFO is an exclave of San Francisco County and the city of San Francisco.
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Old 12-27-2016, 12:04 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
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Mount Airy, MD (Frederick and Carroll counties; the town is immediately adjacent to Howard and Montgomery counties as well)


Sykesville, MD (Carroll and Howard counties)
The OP asked for cities, not truck stops.
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Old 12-27-2016, 12:18 PM
 
Location: The City
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Of the Big 21:

Atlanta: DeKalb, Fulton
Boston: Only Suffolk
Chicago: Cook, DuPage
Cleveland: Only Cuyahoga
Dallas: Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman
Denver: Only Denver
Detroit: Only Wayne
Houston: Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery
Los Angeles: Only Los Angeles
Miami: Only Miami-Dade
Minneapolis: Only Hennepin
New York: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond
Orlando: Only Orange
Philadelphia: Only Philadelphia
Phoenix: Only Maricopa
Portland: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas
San Diego: Only San Diego
San Francisco: Only San Francisco
Seattle: Only King
Tampa: Only Hillsborough
Washington: Only District of Columbia


How many are both city and county, meaning the whole county


I believe DC, Philly and SF but not sure if others. Never really thought about it too much but is crazy how many cities are in multiple counties


NYC is the odd ball with 5 counties all fully contained
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Old 12-27-2016, 01:21 PM
 
Location: DMV Area
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How many are both city and county, meaning the whole county


I believe DC, Philly and SF but not sure if others. Never really thought about it too much but is crazy how many cities are in multiple counties


NYC is the odd ball with 5 counties all fully contained
Denver is both a city and county.

Arguably, Indianapolis, Nashville, Louisville, and Jacksonville, but those cities have multiple exclave suburbs and annexed the surrounding county as opposed to being a city and county.


Baltimore and St. Louis are independent cities and are part of no county.
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Old 12-28-2016, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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Having a San Francisco address means nothing. There are 200,000 people in Fairfax County, VA who have "Alexandria" Addresses.

SFO is owned by the City & County of San Francisco, but is not part of the City or County. It's in San Mateo County. For example, if the City of New York bought a building in London to lobby banks to move to NYC, that building does not become American territory just because an American municipality purchased it. The only gray areas are Embassy buildings which follow principles of extraterritoriality.
In fact, New York City already owns over 200 square miles of land in upstate New York. NYC has a Land Acquisition Program, where they buy out land in upstate to restrict development of its watershed. As a result, NYC has one of the most well protected wilderness watersheds in the country, and one of the best city tap water, since it requires less purification than most other cities. It is also one of the largest water supply systems in the world.
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Old 12-29-2016, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
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Denver is both a city and county.

Arguably, Indianapolis, Nashville, Louisville, and Jacksonville, but those cities have multiple exclave suburbs and annexed the surrounding county as opposed to being a city and county.


Baltimore and St. Louis are independent cities and are part of no county.
Outside of Washington DC, Baltimore and St. Louis are the closest to America having city-states.
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Old 12-31-2016, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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Kansas City, MO (Jackson, Clay, Cass, Platte)

Portland, OR (Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas)

Birmingham, AL (Jackson, Shelby)
To the best of my knowledge, Portland does not extend beyond the borders of Multnomah County.
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Old 01-01-2017, 12:02 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, Commonwealth of Virginia
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SFO is an exclave of San Francisco County and the city of San Francisco.
This is not correct. SFO is owned by SF City/County but that doesn't make it part of their territory. If the City of New York buys forest in Wyoming, that forest does not become part of New York City.
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