The famous person W.J. McGee is associated with one of more of the Dubuque County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Dubuque County places including Rogers,C.H., & Co., Franklin D. Hyde, Durrant - Bergquist, Fred Rautert, Thomas Carkeek, Cyrus D. McLane and A.F. Zwack. Prominent architectural styles found in Dubuque Country are Romanesque, Early Commercial and Modern Movement.