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 14
Summits 2
Valleys 1
Cultural Features
Airports 12
Bridges 15
Buildings 366
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
  • 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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