Essex County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Essex 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
Bars 2
Basins 5
Bays 47
Beaches 1
Benches 7
Capes 44
Cliffs 7
Falls 22
Flats 3
Gaps 18
Islands 14
Lakes 334
Pillars 4
Ranges 4
Rapids 2
Ridges 24
Springs 1
Streams 276
Summits 558
Swamps 20
Valleys 7
Woods 1
Historical Features
Hospitals 3
Locales 1
Military (Historical) 1
Schools 3
  • 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: New York's National Historic Landmarks