Harris County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Harris 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 13
Bends 7
Capes 9
Cliffs 1
Flats 2
Guts 5
Islands 10
Lakes 42
Ranges 1
Ridges 2
Springs 1
Streams 76
Summits 3
Swamps 9
Valleys 45
Cultural Features
Airports 132
Bridges 2
Buildings 939
Canals 10
Cemeteries 87
Channels 4
Churches 1,835
Civil 34
Crossings 168
Dams 39
Hospitals 143
Locales 299
Oilfields 16
Parks 432
Post Offices 37
Reserves 1
Reservoirs 40
Schools 1,171
Towers 21
Trails 153
Tunnels 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: Texas's National Historic Landmarks