Placer County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Placer 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
Areas 2
Bars 24
Basins 11
Bays 5
Beaches 4
Bends 3
Capes 7
Cliffs 11
Falls 2
Flats 51
Forests 1
Gaps 7
Lakes 40
Pillars 4
Ridges 40
Springs 29
Streams 132
Summits 103
Valleys 152
  • 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