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 50
Forests 1
Gaps 9
Lakes 41
Pillars 4
Ridges 41
Springs 29
Streams 132
Summits 101
Valleys 149
Cultural Features
Airports
  Public and Private Airports 2
  Heliports 2
Cemeteries 24
Education - Schools
  Other Schools 17
  Elementary Schools 36
  Middle Schools 16
  High Schools 19
Emergency Response & Law Enforcement
  Ambulance Service 2
  Fire Station & EMS Station 37
  Law Enforcement 12
Federal Lands & Reserves
  Wilderness Areas 1
Government Services
  City or Town Hall 6
  Court House 3
  Post Offices 25
Hospitals & Medical Centers 3
Native American Areas and Alaskan Native Lands
  American Indian Off Reservation Trust Land 1
Public Landmarks & Attractions
  Campgrounds 35
  Picnic Areas 6
  Trailheads 44
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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