Massachusetts Features & Landmarks (Physical, Cultural & Historic Features)

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Massachusetts Physical Features, Cultural Features & Historical Landmarks

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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 1,535
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 229
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 295
Reserves 22
Reservoirs 1,357
Schools 3,672
Towers 248
Trails 38
  • 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.
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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: August 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.