West Virginia Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by WV County

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West Virginia
Physical Features
Areas 7
Bars 7
Basins 7
Bays 4
Beaches 1
Bends 40
Capes 16
Cliffs 15
Falls 16
Flats 47
Forests 14
Gaps 159
Islands 54
Lakes 19
Pillars 21
Ranges 13
Rapids 24
Ridges 720
Springs 954
Streams 8,661
Summits 1,020
Swamps 7
Valleys 1,012
Woods 1
West Virginia
Cultural Features
Airports 121
Bridges 460
Buildings 1,634
Canals 3
Cemeteries 3,657
Channels 4
Churches 3,861
Civil 519
Crossings 163
Dams 486
Hospitals 84
Locales 713
Mines 14
Oilfields 8
Parks 342
Post Offices 609
Reserves 6
Reservoirs 236
Schools 1,078
Towers 217
Trails 208
Tunnels 31
West Virginia Historical
Features/Landmarks
Bars 2
Bridges 7
Buildings 18
Cemeteries 2
Churches 181
Civil 39
Crossings 24
Dams 12
Hospitals 46
Islands 4
Locales 109
Military (Historical) 24
Mines 1
Parks 9
Populated Places 336
Post Offices 25
Reservoirs 2
Schools 3,561
Streams 1
Towers 3
Tunnels 2
Woods 1

West Virginia's National
Historic Landmarks
16
  • 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.