Washington, D.C. Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Washington, D.C. 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 15
Bays 2
Beaches 2
Capes 12
Falls 1
Guts 1
Islands 6
Lakes 1
Pillars 1
Springs 1
Streams 16
Summits 23
Valleys 5
Woods 1
Cultural Features
Airports 19
Bridges 49
Buildings 1,729
Canals 2
Cemeteries 19
Channels 4
Churches 616
Civil 9
Dams 5
Harbors 1
Hospitals 75
Locales 259
Parks 666
Post Offices 73
Reservoirs 8
Schools 569
Towers 30
Trails 12
  • 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: Washington, D.C.'s National Historic Landmarks