California Features & Landmarks (Physical, Cultural & Historical Features)

California Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical

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California
Physical Features
Arches 79
Areas 288
Arroyos 2
Bars 270
Basins 514
Bays 415
Beaches 275
Benches 32
Bends 109
Capes 660
Cliffs 189
Craters 25
Falls 180
Flats 2,679
Forests 48
Gaps 673
Glaciers 20
Guts 200
Islands 508
Isthmuses 1
Lakes 2,628
Lava 16
Pillars 305
Plains 28
Ranges 363
Rapids 9
Ridges 1,763
Slopes 46
Springs 3,072
Streams 9,958
Summits 5,641
Swamps 111
Valleys 7,636
Woods 198
California
Cultural Features
Airports 1,020
Bridges 153
Buildings 8,649
Canals 2,305
Cemeteries 888
Channels 103
Churches 10,008
Civil 1,620
Crossings 1,486
Dams 1,459
Harbors 100
Hospitals 1,007
Levees 23
Locales 13,506
Mines 3,339
Oilfields 129
Parks 6,841
Post Offices 1,091
Reserves 247
Reservoirs 1,385
Schools 11,951
Towers 961
Trails 1,178
Tunnels 128
Wells 242
  • 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.
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Information Updates

The Demographic Data and Peer Comparison Ranking Data for cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this California Gazetteer is updated annually. The most recent update was on July 1, 2014.

The USPS report on the number of business and residential addresses being served in each ZIP Code and the ZIP Code Maps are updated 4 times per year. The last update was on August 1, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. The last update was on January 6, 2014.

The information on the California Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. The last update was on August 2, 2014.