Alabama Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by AL County

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Alabama
Physical Features
Arches 10
Areas 15
Bars 329
Basins 51
Bays 75
Beaches 3
Benches 2
Bends 150
Capes 178
Cliffs 169
Falls 34
Flats 23
Forests 11
Gaps 301
Guts 97
Islands 164
Lakes 461
Pillars 14
Plains 5
Ranges 10
Rapids 6
Ridges 252
Springs 589
Streams 6,742
Summits 818
Swamps 98
Valleys 911
Alabama
Cultural Features
Airports 248
Bridges 289
Buildings 2,428
Canals 21
Cemeteries 6,605
Channels 57
Churches 12,118
Civil 925
Crossings 348
Dams 1,765
Harbors 6
Hospitals 215
Levees 1
Locales 2,295
Mines 810
Oilfields 168
Parks 867
Post Offices 414
Reserves 7
Reservoirs 2,144
Schools 2,356
Towers 467
Trails 8
Tunnels 10
Wells 3
Alabama Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 8
Bars 64
Basins 2
Bridges 59
Buildings 16
Canals 4
Capes 1
Cemeteries 2
Channels 1
Churches 743
Civil 15
Crossings 280
Dams 23
Falls 2
Gaps 2
Hospitals 48
Islands 61
Lakes 33
Locales 1,675
Military (Historical) 50
Mines 5
Oilfields 2
Parks 5
Populated Places 405
Post Offices 232
Rapids 4
Reservoirs 1
Schools 2,077
Springs 1
Streams 2
Swamps 2
Towers 3
Wells 2

Alabama's National
Historic Landmarks
36
  • 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.