Elko County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Elko 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
Arches 1
Areas 6
Arroyos 2
Basins 65
Bays 1
Benches 3
Bends 1
Capes 4
Cliffs 7
Craters 3
Flats 68
Forests 4
Gaps 44
Islands 1
Lakes 42
Pillars 2
Plains 4
Ranges 47
Ridges 24
Slopes 3
Springs 525
Streams 788
Summits 278
Swamps 5
Valleys 311
Cultural Features
Airports 13
Buildings 47
Canals 16
Cemeteries 12
Civil 71
Crossings 21
Dams 42
Hospitals 3
Levees 3
Locales 434
Mines 292
Oilfields 1
Parks 11
Post Offices 30
Reserves 4
Reservoirs 102
Schools 39
Towers 7
Trails 10
Wells 181
  • 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: Nevada's National Historic Landmarks