Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Historic Meherrin Indians and Anglo-American dating back to 6999 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Northampton County historic places including Matt Whitaker Ransom and Bernice Kelly Harris.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Northampton County places including Abraham Spencer, H.K. Burgwyn, Eric Flanagan, E.S. Timberlake, R.H. Riedel, Thomas Sr. Bragg, Godwin W. Draper, James Eldridge Piland, Bragg, Thomas, Sr., and Adolphus Gustavus Bauer. Prominent architectural styles found in Northampton Country are Georgian, Greek Revival and Colonial Revival.