Several famous people are associated with these Otero County historic places including Wilson A. Hart and Basil M. Spalding.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Otero County places including William Bent, Charles Bent, Works Progress Administration, Walter Dubree, Blakenship, Blankenship Brothers, C.D. Amos, J.A. Dahlgreen, George Burnett and Harvey Stiver. Prominent architectural styles found in Otero Country are Mission/Spanish Revival, Classical Revival and Colonial Revival.