Illinois Features & Landmarks (Physical, Cultural & Historic Features)

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Illinois Physical Features, Cultural Features & Historical Landmarks

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Illinois
Physical Features
Arches 6
Areas 16
Bars 21
Basins 17
Bays 40
Beaches 27
Bends 26
Capes 25
Cliffs 41
Falls 6
Flats 40
Forests 50
Gaps 2
Guts 115
Islands 337
Lakes 874
Pillars 3
Plains 2
Ranges 6
Rapids 3
Ridges 55
Springs 39
Streams 2,739
Summits 222
Swamps 62
Valleys 240
Woods 154
Illinois
Cultural Features
Airports 723
Bridges 157
Buildings 5,583
Canals 283
Cemeteries 6,721
Channels 27
Churches 8,704
Civil 3,108
Crossings 541
Dams 1,004
Harbors 7
Hospitals 375
Levees 11
Locales 2,661
Mines 443
Oilfields 144
Parks 4,191
Post Offices 546
Reserves 15
Reservoirs 1,123
Schools 6,380
Towers 487
Trails 45
Wells 2
  • 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.
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Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 4,528 Illinois cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

The information on the 62,977 Illinois Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 3,955 Illinois public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.