Many famous people are associated with these Wilkes County historic places including Montfort Stokes, William H.H. Cowles, Nikeard Bruce Smithey, L. T. Stimpson and Thomas B. Finley.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Wilkes County places including Wheeler & Runge, Cooper,L.W., & Co., Mesker Bros. Front Builders, Benton and Benton, D. Dameron, James A. Wetmore, Bilberstein & Bowles, J.L. Hemphill, Unnkown and McMichael and Co. Wheeler. Prominent architectural styles found in Wilkes Country are Classical Revival, Queen Anne and Colonial Revival.