Iowa Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by IA County

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Iowa
Physical Features
Arches 1
Areas 56
Bars 2
Bays 21
Beaches 49
Bends 45
Capes 41
Cliffs 15
Falls 1
Flats 3
Forests 19
Guts 39
Islands 111
Lakes 330
Pillars 4
Plains 1
Ranges 2
Ridges 7
Springs 12
Streams 2,091
Summits 27
Swamps 17
Valleys 70
Woods 1
Iowa
Cultural Features
Airports 399
Bridges 220
Buildings 4,215
Canals 303
Cemeteries 4,871
Channels 17
Churches 5,450
Civil 2,653
Crossings 193
Dams 115
Harbors 4
Hospitals 1,700
Levees 1
Locales 3,211
Mines 71
Oilfields 2
Parks 2,855
Post Offices 908
Reserves 3
Reservoirs 183
Schools 2,758
Towers 297
Trails 76
Tunnels 1
Iowa Historical
Features/Landmarks
Bridges 5
Buildings 9
Capes 1
Cemeteries 29
Churches 19
Civil 5
Hospitals 1
Lakes 39
Locales 969
Military (Historical) 11
Parks 6
Populated Places 142
Post Offices 2,284
Schools 205
Springs 1
Streams 1
Swamps 2
Towers 1

Iowa's National
Historic Landmarks
24
  • 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.