Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Eastern Jornada Mogollon, Archaic Period and Paleo-Indian Period dating back to 7999 BC.
The famous person John Wesley Pyburn is associated with one of more of the Lea County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Lea County places including O.R. Walker, John Wesley Pyburn and Mathew Elmore Sewalt. Prominent architectural styles found in Lea Country are Art Deco, Bungalow/Craftsman and International Style.