Philadelphia County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Philadelphia 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
Bars 1
Bays 1
Capes 9
Falls 2
Flats 2
Islands 2
Lakes 5
Streams 23
Summits 4
Valleys 5
Cultural Features
Airports 17
Bridges 15
Buildings 367
Canals 1
Cemeteries 37
Channels 11
Churches 55
Civil 2
Crossings 31
Dams 7
Hospitals 55
Locales 129
Parks 324
Post Offices 40
Reservoirs 8
Schools 456
Towers 29
Historical Features
Airports 3
Buildings 3
Hospitals 2
Islands 2
Locales 4
Parks 7
Populated Places 1
Schools 2
Streams 8
  • 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: Pennsylvania's National Historic Landmarks
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Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 5,962 Pennsylvania cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 62,995 Pennsylvania Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: October 5, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 2,283 Pennsylvania public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.