There's no bright line painted on the median to tell drivers when they've entered Rosemont. The street signs aren't a different color when you cross over into another unincorporated community.
Still, many Rosemont residents work hard to preserve the with groups, a and more.
So what happens to that identity when most media outlets in Sacramento say that a happened "in the Rosemont area"?
That's exactly what happened with Sunday night's Norcade Circle shooting, where a 12-year-old boy and a man in his 20s were hit by shotgun fire from a gold sedan. Here's how Sacramento's various news outlets described the location:
NewsTalk 1530 KFBK, Man & Boy Shot In Rosemont: "A 12-year-old boy and a man in his early 20's are both expected to recover after being shot last night in the Rosemont area."
CBS 13, Report: Boy And Adult Hurt In Rosemont Area Shooting: "A child and an adult were reportedly hurt in a shooting in Sacramento late Sunday evening, authorities said."
News10, Child and adult shot; shooter at large: "Sacramento County sheriff's deputies are searching for the people involved in shooting a 12-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man in the Rosemont area on Sunday night."
Fox 40, Boy and Man Shot: "A 12-year-old boy and a man were taken to the hospital Sunday night after being shot. Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputies were called to an area along Folsom Boulevard near Highway 50 around 8 p.m."
KCRA, 2 Shot, Including Child, In Sacramento County: "Two people were shot, including a 12-year-old, Sunday night in the Rosemont area, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said."
The Sacramento Bee, 12-year-old boy, man shot in Rosemont: "A 12-year-old boy and a man in his 20s were shot Sunday at around 8 p.m Sunday in the Rosemont area, Sacramento County sheriff's spokesman Jason Ramos said."
The U.S. Census Bureau uses Highway 50 as its northern border for Rosemont, but others (like the Rosemont Community Association). This site and many of its commenters generally follows the latter description, but which is a more accurate and fair way to generalize Norcade Circle? Take our poll below and leave a comment to weigh in.