Monterey County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Monterey 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 12
Bays 19
Beaches 18
Capes 37
Cliffs 1
Falls 3
Flats 23
Gaps 4
Guts 3
Islands 24
Lakes 18
Ranges 4
Ridges 53
Springs 54
Streams 208
Summits 118
Valleys 281
Woods 6
Cultural Features
Airports
  Public and Private Airports 7
  Heliports 4
Cemeteries 19
Education - Schools
  Other Schools 13
  Elementary Schools 60
  Middle Schools 19
  High Schools 27
  Colleges & University 1
  Technical & Trade School 2
Emergency Response & Law Enforcement
  Ambulance Service 8
  Fire Station & EMS Station 42
  Law Enforcement 18
  Prisons & Correctional Facilities 2
Federal Lands & Reserves
  Parks 1
  Wilderness Areas 2
  Wildlife Areas 1
Government Services
  City or Town Hall 12
  Court House 2
  Post Offices 21
Hospitals & Medical Centers 3
Public Landmarks & Attractions
  Campgrounds 26
  Picnic Areas 24
  Trailheads 52
  Visitor Centers 1
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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