Nassau 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
Bars 7
Bays 32
Beaches 22
Capes 48
Cliffs 1
Flats 7
Guts 4
Islands 55
Lakes 24
Springs 1
Streams 36
Summits 3
Swamps 11
Cultural Features
Airports 15
Bridges 7
Buildings 511
Canals 39
Cemeteries 44
Channels 49
Churches 559
Civil 70
Crossings 83
Harbors 1
Hospitals 22
Locales 187
Parks 166
Post Offices 66
Reservoirs 18
Schools 548
Towers 14
Historical Features
Airports 5
Buildings 6
Churches 8
Flats 1
Hospitals 2
Islands 1
Locales 37
Military (Historical) 8
Mines 2
Parks 1
Reservoirs 4
Schools 22
  • 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