Washoe County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Washoe 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 2
Basins 39
Bays 8
Beaches 7
Capes 8
Cliffs 6
Craters 1
Falls 1
Flats 47
Gaps 23
Islands 3
Lakes 64
Pillars 6
Plains 2
Ranges 30
Ridges 13
Springs 439
Streams 131
Summits 138
Swamps 1
Valleys 188
Cultural Features
Airports 16
Buildings 80
Canals 15
Cemeteries 5
Channels 1
Churches 1
Civil 38
Dams 43
Hospitals 41
Locales 241
Mines 84
Parks 61
Post Offices 27
Reserves 4
Reservoirs 84
Schools 169
Towers 39
Trails 1
Wells 108
  • 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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