South Carolina Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by SC County

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South Carolina
Physical Features
Areas 11
Bars 44
Basins 63
Bays 56
Beaches 26
Bends 25
Capes 180
Cliffs 44
Falls 21
Flats 7
Forests 9
Gaps 31
Guts 111
Islands 377
Lakes 450
Pillars 5
Ranges 5
Rapids 41
Ridges 49
Springs 22
Streams 3,779
Summits 306
Swamps 501
Valleys 12
Woods 2
South Carolina
Cultural Features
Airports 209
Bridges 301
Buildings 2,327
Canals 33
Cemeteries 2,422
Channels 86
Churches 6,340
Civil 614
Crossings 290
Dams 1,931
Hospitals 241
Levees 1
Locales 1,492
Mines 33
Parks 489
Post Offices 235
Reserves 10
Reservoirs 1,685
Schools 2,431
Towers 387
Trails 7
Tunnels 3
South Carolina Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 4
Bars 3
Bridges 35
Buildings 17
Canals 3
Cemeteries 4
Channels 2
Churches 663
Civil 1
Crossings 165
Dams 2
Hospitals 14
Islands 9
Lakes 15
Locales 401
Military (Historical) 43
Parks 2
Populated Places 339
Post Offices 30
Rapids 1
Reservoirs 20
Schools 2,730
Streams 6
Swamps 16
Towers 2

South Carolina's National
Historic Landmarks
76
  • 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.