Many famous people are associated with these Anoka County historic places including Heman L. Ticknor, Porter Kelsey, Dwight Woodbury, Dr. Flora Aldrich and H.G. Leathers.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Anoka County places including Walter D. MacLeith, Minneapolis Bridge Co., WPA, C.M. Babcock, Per August Gustafson, Frederick Marsh, Star Sidewalk Co., Ernest B. Marsh, James T. Knox and Purcell & Elmslie. Prominent architectural styles found in Anoka Country are Greek Revival, Colonial Revival and Late Victorian.