New York 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 8
Bays 5
Capes 5
Cliffs 1
Flats 2
Guts 1
Islands 8
Lakes 5
Streams 2
Summits 4
Valleys 1
Cultural Features
Airports 8
Bridges 22
Buildings 870
Cemeteries 8
Channels 3
Churches 304
Civil 2
Harbors 2
Hospitals 65
Locales 108
Parks 341
Post Offices 16
Reservoirs 1
Schools 577
Towers 25
Tunnels 3
Historical Features
Areas 1
Bridges 1
Buildings 184
Channels 1
Churches 43
Hospitals 21
Lakes 1
Locales 48
Military (Historical) 18
Parks 6
Populated Places 5
Reservoirs 1
Schools 60
Streams 1
  • 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