Nelson County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Nelson 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
Basins 1
Falls 2
Flats 2
Forests 1
Gaps 9
Islands 6
Lakes 2
Ridges 7
Springs 2
Streams 84
Summits 73
Valleys 24
Historical Features
Airports 1
Churches 5
Civil 4
Locales 1
Schools 11
  • 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