Hidalgo County New Mexico has 27 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 24 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Shakespeare Ghost Town, Alamo Hueco Site, Archeological Site No. LA 54021, Archeological Site No. LA 54042 and Archeological Site No. LA 54049.
Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Mogollon/Animas Phase dating back to 1000.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Hidalgo County places including Thorman & Frazier and Jack Heather. Prominent architectural styles found in Hidalgo Country are Greek Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival and Pueblo.