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Old 01-18-2009, 06:20 PM
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Default How high above sea level is your town?

Or city?
Or county?

Mine is:
Elevation: 631 feet
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:24 PM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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Anywhere from 2ft to -12ft, the average elevation is 2 feet and 51% of the city is at 1ft or higher
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:35 PM
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Then I did something interesting. I put the "Elevation: 631 feet" in the search box of my search engine and found many other areas that has the same elevation as our town. I wonder if anyone has ever searched for a place to live using a certain elevation?
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Central Austin
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Lubbock is 3,250 ft. above sea level.
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Central Louisiana
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Alexandria, LA is mostly in the 69 to 82 ft range. Pineville across the river has hills with elevations of about 150 ft. above sea level.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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Minneapolis is just under 1000'
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:51 PM
 
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:52 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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The town center is around 460 ft., but the elevation in the town ranges from about 300 to 1,800 ft.
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:01 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Ours is 678'.

Which is about 98' above the surface level of Lake Michigan 7 miles to the West of me.
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:32 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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5530 feet here in Louisville, CO.
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