The famous person Elliott Daingerfield is associated with one of more of the Watauga County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Watauga County places including Lee Hayes, Roe Hartley, WPA, R.M. McCoy, M.C. Church, John Smith Miller, Clarence Coffey, Ben Farthing, Charles Hartley and unknown. Prominent architectural styles found in Watauga Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival and Queen Anne.