Santa Cruz County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Santa Cruz 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 1
Basins 4
Bays 4
Beaches 20
Capes 6
Cliffs 3
Falls 6
Flats 3
Gaps 3
Islands 1
Lakes 18
Pillars 4
Ranges 1
Ridges 18
Slopes 1
Springs 6
Streams 110
Summits 22
Swamps 4
Valleys 59
Woods 7
Cultural Features
Airports
  Public and Private Airports 3
  Heliports 3
Cemeteries 12
Education - Schools
  Other Schools 15
  Elementary Schools 35
  Middle Schools 11
  High Schools 15
  Colleges & University 3
  Technical & Trade School 1
Emergency Response & Law Enforcement
  Ambulance Service 4
  Fire Station & EMS Station 21
  Law Enforcement 7
Federal Lands & Reserves
  Wildlife Areas 1
Government Services
  City or Town Hall 4
  Post Offices 10
Hospitals & Medical Centers 3
Public Landmarks & Attractions
  Campgrounds 35
  Picnic Areas 16
  Trailheads 35
  Visitor Centers 6
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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