Virginia Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by VA County

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Virginia
Physical Features
Arches 2
Areas 14
Bars 78
Basins 57
Bays 329
Beaches 31
Bends 61
Capes 794
Cliffs 62
Craters 1
Falls 40
Flats 61
Forests 15
Gaps 485
Guts 142
Islands 303
Lakes 111
Pillars 30
Ranges 43
Rapids 6
Ridges 718
Slopes 2
Springs 143
Streams 7,531
Summits 1,902
Swamps 145
Valleys 1,273
Woods 9
Virginia
Cultural Features
Airports 462
Bridges 304
Buildings 4,610
Canals 60
Cemeteries 4,885
Channels 146
Churches 8,243
Civil 858
Crossings 486
Dams 1,451
Harbors 78
Hospitals 257
Levees 2
Locales 3,795
Mines 78
Parks 1,195
Post Offices 491
Reserves 19
Reservoirs 1,419
Schools 3,798
Towers 449
Trails 389
Tunnels 65
Virginia Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 12
Bars 1
Bends 2
Bridges 18
Buildings 49
Canals 1
Capes 1
Cemeteries 17
Channels 1
Churches 343
Civil 31
Crossings 66
Dams 8
Falls 2
Harbors 1
Hospitals 24
Islands 12
Lakes 2
Locales 346
Military (Historical) 102
Parks 4
Populated Places 275
Post Offices 60
Reservoirs 16
Schools 1,820
Streams 5
Swamps 3
Towers 1
Tunnels 2

Virginia's National
Historic Landmarks
118
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.