Swain County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features


Swain County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Physical Features
Basins 3
Bends 3
Cliffs 2
Falls 3
Flats 2
Gaps 91
Islands 1
Ranges 1
Ridges 126
Springs 3
Streams 442
Summits 139
Valleys 41
Cultural Features
Airports 1
Buildings 8
Cemeteries 76
Churches 43
Civil 9
Dams 3
Hospitals 2
Locales 31
Mines 2
Parks 3
Reservoirs 5
Schools 7
Towers 2
Trails 2
Tunnels 2
Historical Features
Airports 1
Civil 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.
  • Historical Landmarks: North Carolina's National Historic Landmarks
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 2,646 North Carolina cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

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The information on the 55,156 North Carolina Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

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