Amherst 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
Bays 1
Falls 2
Gaps 14
Islands 11
Lakes 2
Ranges 1
Ridges 13
Streams 121
Summits 65
Valleys 6
Cultural Features
Airports 2
Bridges 2
Buildings 44
Cemeteries 40
Churches 62
Civil 7
Dams 22
Hospitals 1
Locales 31
Mines 1
Parks 7
Post Offices 1
Reservoirs 16
Schools 24
Towers 9
Trails 3
Tunnels 1
Historical Features
Churches 6
Populated Places 1
Post Offices 1
Schools 13
  • 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