Several famous people are associated with these Carteret County historic places including Edward (Blackbeard) Teach and Jacob Henry.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Carteret County places including Herbert Woodley Simpson, W.J.B. Shull, John Wallace Salter, Jones Brothers, Clarence Simpson, Inc Atwood and Nash and R.D. Gladding. Prominent architectural styles found in Carteret Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne and Greek Revival.