Mississippi Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by MS County

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Mississippi
Physical Features
Areas 33
Bars 80
Basins 6
Bays 29
Beaches 1
Bends 118
Capes 98
Cliffs 55
Falls 4
Flats 31
Forests 10
Gaps 5
Guts 173
Islands 105
Lakes 1,007
Ranges 9
Rapids 3
Ridges 40
Springs 47
Streams 4,842
Summits 173
Swamps 121
Valleys 70
Woods 3
Mississippi
Cultural Features
Airports 258
Bridges 100
Buildings 1,864
Canals 191
Cemeteries 5,475
Channels 72
Churches 8,625
Civil 807
Crossings 190
Dams 2,848
Harbors 6
Hospitals 154
Levees 32
Locales 1,040
Mines 2
Oilfields 337
Parks 421
Post Offices 99
Reserves 3
Reservoirs 494
Schools 1,822
Towers 394
Trails 7
Mississippi Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 1
Bars 1
Bridges 31
Buildings 13
Canals 1
Cemeteries 3
Churches 560
Civil 1
Crossings 126
Guts 2
Hospitals 13
Islands 3
Lakes 31
Levees 2
Locales 1,324
Military (Historical) 41
Parks 1
Populated Places 361
Post Offices 41
Reservoirs 2
Schools 1,538
Streams 1
Swamps 2
Towers 1

Mississippi's National
Historic Landmarks
38
  • 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.