Buncombe County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Buncombe 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
Bars 1
Basins 1
Bays 1
Bends 1
Falls 3
Flats 2
Forests 2
Gaps 71
Lakes 1
Pillars 1
Ranges 4
Ridges 33
Springs 2
Streams 233
Summits 205
Swamps 1
Valleys 102
Historical Features
Airports 1
Hospitals 2
Post Offices 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: North Carolina's National Historic Landmarks