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Unread 11-08-2010, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Ok.
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Unread 11-08-2010, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Sverige och USA
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OK. I found it but will let others try...
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Unread 11-08-2010, 06:07 PM
 
Location: If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space
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Oh how bleak. Somewhere flat and desolate in the USA. I'd guess a post office but don't see a flag...might be around the corner.
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Unread 11-08-2010, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Oh how bleak. Somewhere flat and desolate in the USA. I'd guess a post office but don't see a flag...might be around the corner.
USA yes, government building yes, post office no. Another of those places that occupies the extreme end of a spectrum. Number one on a superlative list.
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Unread 11-08-2010, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Viña del Mar, Chile
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USA yes, government building yes, post office no. Another of those places that occupies the extreme end of a spectrum. Number one on a superlative list.

Are these by any chance historical?
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Unread 11-08-2010, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Texas
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That looks like the Loving County Courthouse in Mentone, Texas.

Loving County is the least populous county in the United States and has no incorporated communities, not even the county seat. It's population is an estimated 71 hardy souls.

If you've ever been though Loving County (it's a pass-through...not a destination), you'll know the meaning of "middle of nowhere."
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Unread 11-08-2010, 07:19 PM
 
Location: If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space
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Ahhh - good job Stillkit - I was thinking Courthouse but was still up in Oklahoma
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Unread 11-08-2010, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Ahhh - good job Stillkit - I was thinking Courthouse but was still up in Oklahoma

I knew at first glance that it was a Texas courthouse I'd seen before, but I couldn't put my finger on which one. First, I looked up in the Panhandle and high plains, but it finally dawned on me which one it was.

Of course then, I got the clue about it being an extreme place because I knew Loving County was the least populated county in the US.
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Unread 11-08-2010, 09:03 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I was waiting for confirmation, but it's bed time.

So...I'm pretty sure I was right, so I'll go ahead and post something to keep the nightowls busy.

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Unread 11-08-2010, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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That looks like the Loving County Courthouse in Mentone, Texas.

Loving County is the least populous county in the United States and has no incorporated communities, not even the county seat. It's population is an estimated 71 hardy souls.

If you've ever been though Loving County (it's a pass-through...not a destination), you'll know the meaning of "middle of nowhere."
That's correct. The estimated population in 2009 was 45, and there are probably enough chairs in the courthouse to seat them all.

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Stillkit, Russian Orthodox architecture, North American license plates, and mountains in the background, I'd say Alberta.

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