Template talk:Pierce County, Washington

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What's going on with repeated reversions here? As far as i can tell, it seems one person asked for a source, and the other claimed in an edit summary that there is a source. What is the source in question, more specifically? Can't we all just talk it out here? :) doncram (talk) 02:03, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

See the U.S. Census Bureau Geographic Change Notes. Nyttend is aware of this source as I have linked him to it in the past several times before. I'm not sure why I'm being reflexively reverted. It seems someone doesn't like me :P --Polaron | Talk 02:06, 10 May 2009 (UTC)
Unless a source is cited, we can't have the information. Reversion is the result of making an unsourced claim; it's not my responsibility to cite information added by an editor that is opposed by the only relevant source in the article. Nyttend (talk) 04:58, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
I'm confused. It looks like Nyttend has been adding Enumclaw, Washington to the list of cities in this template, and Polaron has been reverting that? The Enumclaw article says it is a city in Pierce County (and in King County). Would the reference that has been hinted at belong in the Enumclaw article, perhaps countering the idea that Enumclaw is a city, or that it is in Pierce County? What is the specific reference? Polaron, could you just provide it here? I am not familiar with the Change notes that you refer to. doncram (talk) 07:44, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

[1] Nyttend, unless you have strong reason to believe the information is false, repeated reversion is uncalled for. You could have left the information and put a {{fact}} tag but you seem to have decided that all my edits are inherently wrong. I've shown you this list before (which is updated yearly) and I've told you after your first revert where the information is from so your subsequent reverts are therefore in bad form. --Polaron | Talk 11:40, 12 May 2009 (UTC)


(Quoting from the Census Geographic Boundary Change Notes.)

  1. Enumclaw had been listed in both King and Pierce counties. This is not uncommon; several other municipalities in the state cross county boundaries. You can see that Enumclaw is mostly in King and near Pierce.
  2. On Nov. 5, 2007, the Census noted about Enumclaw: "Area in Pierce County (053) was a deeded piece of land that was never annexed and is not within the city limits." Enumclaw was removed from Pierce and listed only in King.
  3. On Jul. 7, 2008, the Census undid that change: "State Certifying Official notified the Census Bureau that Enumclaw legally exists within both King and Pierce counties." Enumclaw was thus again listed in both King and Pierce.
  4. As of Nov. 2012, no further changes have been noted for Enumclaw.

It's a roughly 0.03 sq mi (0.078 km2) uninhabited area on the Green River that's in question. You can see it in the city's boundaries drawn on Google Maps if you search for "Enumclaw, Washington" (@ 47°09′51″N 121°58′54″W / 47.16416°N 121.98177°W / 47.16416; -121.98177). 2012 TIGER data shows the same. —Mrwojo (talk) 20:49, 28 November 2012 (UTC)