Nye County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Nye 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
Areas 3
Arroyos 19
Basins 28
Benches 3
Capes 2
Cliffs 9
Craters 7
Falls 1
Flats 50
Forests 1
Gaps 52
Lakes 16
Pillars 5
Plains 2
Ranges 40
Ridges 88
Springs 532
Streams 196
Summits 301
Swamps 3
Valleys 344
Cultural Features
Airports 17
Buildings 35
Cemeteries 8
Civil 74
Dams 12
Hospitals 4
Locales 287
Mines 413
Oilfields 2
Parks 13
Post Offices 21
Reserves 6
Reservoirs 44
Schools 30
Towers 5
Trails 13
Tunnels 1
Wells 154
  • 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