Cook County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Cook 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
Bars 7
Bays 11
Beaches 22
Capes 3
Cliffs 1
Flats 7
Forests 6
Guts 5
Islands 5
Lakes 75
Ridges 4
Streams 34
Summits 1
Swamps 5
Woods 112
Cultural Features
Airports 52
Bridges 1
Buildings 1,550
Canals 13
Cemeteries 159
Channels 1
Churches 3,206
Civil 150
Crossings 143
Dams 34
Harbors 6
Hospitals 133
Locales 525
Mines 3
Parks 1,506
Post Offices 94
Reservoirs 39
Schools 2,648
Towers 77
Trails 1
  • 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: Illinois's National Historic Landmarks