Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Native American, Upper Republic, Central Plains, Lower Loup, Plains Village, Plains Woodland, Euro-American, (Extended Coalescent Variant) and Plains Archaic dating back to 6499 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Hughes County historic places including Mentor Graham, Dr. Mary Noyes-Farr, Robert S. Vessey, Charles Hyde, Henry R. Horner and Kenneth R. Scurr.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Hughes County places including U.S. Army, C.E. Bell, O.H. Olson, Mentor Graham, Harry Lincoln, E.J. Donahue, William Hoover, Wilford F. Blaterwick, John Hugill and F. Turner. Prominent architectural styles found in Hughes Country are Classical Revival, Queen Anne and Colonial Revival.