an IRC discussion began regarding "How to find the distance from an interior point to the nearest edge of a POLYGON or MULTIPOLYGON"

pramsey replies:

SELECT name, ST_Distance( ST_ExteriorRing( (ST_DumpRings( ST_GeometryN( the_geom, 1) ) ).geom),

ST_Transform(( ST_SetSRID( makepoint(-85.64777, 42.9323 ), 4326), 2898 ) )

FROM table WHERE sta = 'XYTown';

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