Polk County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Polk 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
Islands 1
Lakes 11
Streams 38
Swamps 1
Woods 1
Cultural Features
Airports 10
Bridges 6
Buildings 201
Canals 7
Cemeteries 63
Channels 1
Churches 415
Civil 40
Dams 5
Hospitals 76
Locales 73
Parks 137
Post Offices 23
Reservoirs 6
Schools 206
Towers 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.
  • Historical Landmarks: Iowa's National Historic Landmarks
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