Polk 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
Forests 1
Islands 22
Lakes 315
Ridges 3
Streams 50
Summits 2
Swamps 16
Cultural Features
Airports 47
Bridges 4
Buildings 193
Canals 3
Cemeteries 42
Churches 167
Civil 24
Crossings 3
Hospitals 9
Locales 114
Mines 7
Parks 34
Post Offices 13
Schools 159
Towers 25
Historical Features
Locales 7
Military (Historical) 5
Populated Places 4
Post Offices 3
Swamps 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: Florida's National Historic Landmarks