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 11
Rapids 6
Ridges 252
Springs 589
Streams 6,742
Summits 818
Swamps 98
Valleys 911
Woods 1
Alabama
Cultural Features
Airports 248
Bridges 289
Buildings 2,817
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 2,143
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 32
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 3
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.