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 81
Basins 2
Bays 63
Beaches 46
Capes 94
Cliffs 13
Flats 1
Forests 4
Guts 4
Islands 180
Isthmuses 1
Lakes 89
Pillars 1
Rapids 1
Ridges 4
Streams 145
Summits 212
Swamps 51
Valleys 1
Woods 1
Cultural Features
Airports 23
Bridges 18
Buildings 270
Canals 2
Cemeteries 132
Channels 20
Churches 134
Civil 35
Crossings 36
Dams 109
Harbors 10
Hospitals 28
Locales 176
Parks 127
Post Offices 8
Reserves 5
Reservoirs 95
Schools 407
Towers 15
  • 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: Massachusetts's National Historic Landmarks