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An exurb (also known as a bedroom community and as a commuter town) is a municipal (often urban area) within a larger metropolitan area, lying beyond the suburbs, that is separated from the principal city by rural territory.


Principal City Exurbs
Chicago, Illinois, USA DeKalb, Kankakee
London, UK Milton Keynes, St. Albans
San Francisco or San Jose, California, USA Tracy, Modesto


Demographia| Definition of Urban Terms. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.demographia.com/db-define.pdf