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 67
Forests 4
Gaps 49
Islands 1
Lakes 42
Pillars 2
Plains 4
Ranges 46
Ridges 23
Slopes 3
Springs 525
Streams 788
Summits 274
Swamps 6
Valleys 310
Cultural Features
Airports
  Public and Private Airports 12
  Heliports 1
Cemeteries 13
Education - Schools
  Other Schools 7
  Elementary Schools 9
  Middle Schools 3
  High Schools 4
  Colleges & University 1
Emergency Response & Law Enforcement
  Ambulance Service 3
  Fire Station & EMS Station 27
  Law Enforcement 10
Federal Lands & Reserves
  Forests 1
  Wilderness Areas 3
  Wildlife Areas 1
Government Services
  City or Town Hall 4
  Court House 1
  Post Offices 13
Hospitals & Medical Centers 1
Native American Areas and Alaskan Native Lands
  American Indian Off Reservation Trust Land 1
  Reservations 2
Public Landmarks & Attractions
  Campgrounds 16
  Picnic Areas 11
  Trailheads 11
  Visitor Centers 1
Reservoirs, Canals, & Channels
  • 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
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