Dent County Missouri has 8 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 5 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Nova Scotia Ironworks Historic District, Dam and Spillway in the Hatchery Area at Montauk State Park, Dent County Courthouse, Montauk State Park Open Shelter and Nichols Farm District.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Dent County places including CCC, NPS, William J. Furry, John Nichols, Randolph Bros., E. Dye and A.E. Dye. Prominent architectural styles found in Dent Country are Late Victorian and Second Empire.