Knox 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
Bars 31
Bends 17
Cliffs 9
Gaps 17
Islands 15
Lakes 9
Rapids 10
Ridges 18
Springs 53
Streams 110
Summits 34
Valleys 28
Cultural Features
Airports 12
Bridges 12
Buildings 123
Cemeteries 182
Channels 2
Churches 360
Civil 12
Crossings 33
Dams 1
Harbors 1
Hospitals 16
Locales 78
Mines 22
Parks 48
Post Offices 13
Reservoirs 8
Schools 139
Towers 19
Historical Features
Bridges 1
Churches 14
Crossings 16
Hospitals 1
Islands 11
Lakes 1
Locales 10
Military (Historical) 16
Populated Places 9
Post Offices 40
Reservoirs 1
Schools 42
  • 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: Tennessee's National Historic Landmarks