Worcester County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Worcester 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
Basins 1
Bays 17
Beaches 3
Capes 15
Cliffs 3
Falls 5
Flats 1
Forests 21
Guts 1
Islands 27
Lakes 208
Ranges 1
Rapids 1
Ridges 6
Springs 1
Streams 328
Summits 438
Swamps 45
Valleys 2
Woods 1
Cultural Features
Airports 35
Bridges 4
Buildings 389
Canals 5
Cemeteries 249
Churches 329
Civil 63
Crossings 24
Dams 316
Harbors 1
Hospitals 36
Locales 226
Parks 166
Post Offices 29
Reserves 2
Reservoirs 380
Schools 489
Towers 34
Historical Features
Airports 4
Buildings 1
Dams 1
Hospitals 1
Lakes 4
Locales 21
Parks 1
Populated Places 14
Post Offices 4
Reservoirs 2
Schools 9
Towers 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: Massachusetts's National Historic Landmarks
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Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 1,112 Massachusetts cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 31,601 Massachusetts Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: October 5, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 1,106 Massachusetts public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.