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 39
Bridges 4
Buildings 321
Canals 5
Cemeteries 250
Churches 329
Civil 63
Crossings 24
Dams 316
Harbors 1
Hospitals 36
Locales 226
Parks 166
Post Offices 29
Reserves 2
Reservoirs 382
Schools 489
Towers 34
Historical Features
Buildings 3
Dams 1
Hospitals 2
Lakes 4
Locales 24
Parks 1
Populated Places 29
Post Offices 74
Reservoirs 2
Schools 12
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