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In United States local government, an unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i.e. incorporation as a city or town). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... In law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Local governments are administrative offices of an area smaller than a state. ...


There are two main types of unincorporated communities:

In New York State, unincorporated communities within towns are called hamlets. Neighbourhood is also a term in topology. ... A community is an amalgamation of living things that share an environment. ... Clifton is an unincorporated community, or neighborhood, in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... As a general term, Municipal government refers to local government operating at the level of a city, town, or village. ... Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ... A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ...


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Unincorporated area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (721 words)
Thus, an unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a city government.
In the United States, unincorporated regions tend to be fairly rare in the densely populated northeastern and midwestern states, but are very common in the western and southwestern states, like California and Nevada, and in the southeastern states, like Florida, Maryland, and Virginia.
In United States local government, an unincorporated community is one general term for a geographic area having a common social identity without benefit of municipal organization or official political designation (i.e.
Village - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (897 words)
Villages have been the normal unit of community living in most areas of the world throughout its history, up until the Industrial revolution and the ongoing process of urbanization.
Unlike cities, they have the option of being either a "statutory village" and running their governments according to state law (with a six-member council serving four-year terms and a mayor who votes only to break ties) or being a "charter village" and writing a charter to run their government as they see fit.
In many states, the term "village" is used to refer to a relatively small unincorporated community, similar to a hamlet in New York state.
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