McKinley County New Mexico (Historic Districts) has 9 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 7 places of National significance and 1 place of Statewide significance. Significant places include Andrews Archeological District, Bee Burrow Archeological District, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, Fort Wingate Historic District and Halona Pueblo.
Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Anasazi-Chacoan, Chacoan Culture, Mogollon and Zuni dating back to 500.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the McKinley County places including Murray and Phillip Mayers. Prominent architectural styles found in McKinley Country are Early Commercial, Mission/Spanish Revival and Pueblo.