Several famous people are associated with these Rockingham County historic places including James Turner Morehead, Robert Payne Richardson and David Settle Reid.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Rockingham County places including R.C. Biberstein, Harry C. Ingalls, George E. Barber, J.W. Hopper, Richard Gambier, Louis A. Simon and Fogle Brothers. Prominent architectural styles found in Rockingham Country are Italianate, Queen Anne and Classical Revival.