Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Tick Creek Cave Focus, Dalton, Maramec Springs Focus, Late Archaic, Middle Woodland and Verkamp Complex dating back to 6999 BC.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Phelps County places including J.W. Allison, James Wilson, I.A. Schnable, Johnson and Maack, William Franklin Burns, M.E. Gillioz and Civilian Conservation Corps. Prominent architectural styles found in Phelps Country are Colonial Revival, Georgian and Gothic Revival.