Mercer County Kentucky (Historic Districts) has 9 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 2 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Shakertown at Pleasant Hill Historic District, College Street Historic District and Greek Revival Houses of Mercer County: Lynnwood, Walnut Hall, Glenworth, Beaumont Avenue Residential District and Harrodsburg Commercial District.
The famous person Abram Hite Bowman is associated with one of more of the Mercer County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Mercer County places including Micajah Burnett and Peter N. Wilson. Prominent architectural styles found in Mercer Country are Greek Revival, Colonial Revival and Queen Anne.