Several famous people are associated with these Perquimans County historic places including James et al. Cole, Joseph II et. al. Sutton and Samuel et. al. Nixon.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Perquimans County places including Thomas Long, Thomas Newby, John Gatling, Benjamin Smith Skinner, James Leigh, Josiah Thomas Granbery, Samuel Nixon and T.W. Watson. Prominent architectural styles found in Perquimans Country are Federal, Greek Revival and Georgian.