Stearns County Minnesota (Historic Districts) has 7 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 2 places of National significance and 1 place of Statewide significance. Significant places include Original Main Street Historic District, St. John's Abbey and University Historic District and Minnesota Home School for Girls Historic District, St. Benedict's Convent and College Historic District and St. Cloud Commercial Historic District.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Stearns County places including Clarence H. Johnston Sr., Gregory Steil, George Stauduhar, Bahner, F., et al. and Charles R. Aldrich. Prominent architectural styles found in Stearns Country are Romanesque, Classical Revival and Colonial Revival.