Albemarle County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Falls 2
Gaps 11
Islands 1
Ranges 1
Ridges 6
Streams 139
Summits 90
Valleys 18
Cultural Features
Airports 8
Bridges 2
Buildings 55
Cemeteries 79
Channels 1
Churches 102
Civil 8
Crossings 9
Dams 64
Hospitals 5
Locales 135
Mines 2
Parks 10
Post Offices 14
Reservoirs 57
Schools 41
Towers 11
Trails 2
Historical Features
Buildings 2
Churches 16
Locales 10
Populated Places 5
Post Offices 4
Schools 42
Tunnels 2
  • 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.
  • Historical Landmarks: Virginia's National Historic Landmarks