Amherst County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features


Amherst County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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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
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
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 2,126 Virginia cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

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The information on the 60,762 Virginia Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

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