Massachusetts Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by MA County

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Massachusetts
Physical Features
Arches 1
Areas 6
Bars 325
Basins 24
Bays 322
Beaches 249
Benches 11
Bends 4
Capes 520
Cliffs 72
Falls 26
Flats 58
Forests 93
Gaps 16
Guts 33
Islands 674
Isthmuses 8
Lakes 1,538
Pillars 4
Plains 8
Ranges 19
Rapids 3
Ridges 50
Springs 15
Streams 2,158
Summits 2,066
Swamps 500
Valleys 72
Woods 14
Massachusetts
Cultural Features
Airports 247
Bridges 99
Buildings 3,961
Canals 36
Cemeteries 1,327
Channels 69
Churches 2,048
Civil 369
Crossings 258
Dams 1,184
Harbors 63
Hospitals 269
Levees 1
Locales 1,869
Mines 2
Parks 1,396
Post Offices 260
Reserves 22
Reservoirs 1,364
Schools 3,672
Towers 248
Trails 38
Massachusetts Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 3
Bars 8
Bays 4
Bridges 7
Buildings 36
Canals 3
Capes 6
Cemeteries 2
Channels 1
Churches 6
Civil 5
Dams 3
Forests 1
Hospitals 8
Islands 8
Isthmuses 3
Lakes 26
Locales 274
Military (Historical) 21
Parks 6
Populated Places 49
Post Offices 138
Reservoirs 4
Ridges 1
Schools 56
Streams 8
Summits 4
Swamps 7
Towers 1

Massachusetts's National
Historic Landmarks
181
  • 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.