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4][5][6] The population growth was caused by the county's proximity to Atlanta and its appeal as a commuter area for people working in the Atlanta area.
There's been a massive change in the sociology of this relatively sterile, commuter area of London," he said.
With gorgeous feature fireplaces, wooden flooring and new kitchen and bathrooms, it's an ideal family home in a popular commuter area.
As candidate for Spelthorne, a commuter area south-west of London including Staines, he is one of what is expected to be the largest new intake of Conservative members of parliament (MPs) since 1931 if the party wins an election expected on May 6.
VILLAGERS and councillors have vowed to fight plans which could turn a rural valley into an urban commuter area and cut its income from tourism.
A relatively affluent area of Gateshead, Ryton has experienced suburbanisation in recent years and is now used as a commuter area for those who work in the more urban areas of Tyneside.
In Dublin North - a growing commuter area covering Malahide, Swords and Balbriggan - every school reported having prefabs to accommodate growing numbers of students.
Coun Alex Watson, leader of Derwentside District Council and vice-chairman of the assembly, said: "It is critical that we don't simply become a commuter area and obviously get motorists off the road because at peak times trying to get into Newcastle from Durham is horrendous.
The estate is in a prime commuter area in Glasgow and has good road links for those who want to drive, as well as that rail station.
Key workers can't afford to live in the communities in which they work and the effects on a village of it suddenly becoming a near exclusively commuter area are all too clear to see in terms of local services.
Councillor Stuart Beese, leader of the ruling Conservative group, said the district had become a commuter area for London, Birmingham and Coventry.