Kern County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Kern 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
Arches 1
Areas 6
Bars 1
Basins 5
Bays 8
Bends 2
Capes 11
Cliffs 2
Flats 76
Gaps 18
Lakes 9
Pillars 1
Plains 1
Ranges 20
Ridges 41
Slopes 2
Springs 243
Streams 167
Summits 147
Valleys 274
Cultural Features
Airports 44
Buildings 218
Canals 57
Cemeteries 13
Churches 354
Civil 29
Crossings 1
Dams 19
Hospitals 22
Locales 441
Mines 135
Oilfields 51
Parks 132
Post Offices 44
Reserves 8
Reservoirs 18
Schools 250
Towers 54
Trails 6
Tunnels 6
Wells 38
  • 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: California's National Historic Landmarks