Edgecombe County North Carolina (Historic Districts) has 8 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 3 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Bracebridge Hall (Boundary Increase), Rocky Mount Central City Historic District and Tarboro Historic District, Edgemont Historic District and Edgemont Historic District (Boundary Increase).
Several famous people are associated with these Edgecombe County historic places including Elias Carr and William Davis Petway.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Edgecombe County places including John Christie Stout. Prominent architectural styles found in Edgecombe Country are Greek Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman and Classical Revival.