Polk County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features


Polk County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Physical Features
Forests 1
Islands 22
Lakes 315
Ridges 3
Streams 50
Summits 2
Swamps 16
Cultural Features
Airports 43
Bridges 4
Buildings 197
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
Airports 4
Locales 7
Military (Historical) 5
Populated Places 4
Post Offices 2
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
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 2,259 Florida 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 54,404 Florida Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: December 2, 2014.

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