Los Angeles County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Los Angeles 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 4
Bars 7
Basins 33
Bays 46
Beaches 35
Benches 1
Bends 2
Capes 48
Cliffs 2
Falls 2
Flats 46
Forests 3
Gaps 41
Islands 28
Isthmuses 1
Lakes 24
Pillars 2
Ranges 17
Ridges 27
Springs 65
Streams 144
Summits 164
Swamps 2
Valleys 666
Woods 1
Cultural Features
Airports
  Public and Private Airports 16
  Heliports 113
  Seaplane Bases and Anchorages 1
Cemeteries 75
Education - Schools
  Other Schools 464
  Elementary Schools 713
  Middle Schools 264
  High Schools 379
  Colleges & University 28
  Technical & Trade School 47
Emergency Response & Law Enforcement
  Ambulance Service 11
  Fire Station & EMS Station 166
  Law Enforcement 128
  Prisons & Correctional Facilities 6
Federal Lands & Reserves
  National Cemeteries 1
  Forests 1
  Parks 2
  Wilderness Areas 4
Government Services
  City or Town Hall 87
  Court House 28
  Post Offices 220
Hospitals & Medical Centers 62
Public Landmarks & Attractions
  Campgrounds 47
  Picnic Areas 39
  Trailheads 131
  Visitor Centers 12
Reservoirs, Canals, & Channels
  • 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
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