Several famous people are associated with these Polk County historic places including Joseph McDowell et. al. Carson, Margaret Clukin Banning and Carter Brown.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Polk County places including Ephraim Clayton, Joseph McDowell Carson, George W. Shakelford, William L. Thompson, Reverend John DeWitt McCullough, Russell S. Walcott, Wright J. Gaines, Luther Thompson, Jones Joshua D. and unknown. Prominent architectural styles found in Polk Country are Federal, Colonial Revival and Greek Revival.