The famous person Joseph D. Vaugn is associated with one of more of the Polk County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Polk County places including T.A. Aber, W.P. Creager, White,J.G.,Engineering Co., Tennessee Copper Co., Copper and Iron Co. Ducktown Sulphur, Copper & Iron Co. Ducktown Sulphur and E. Mueller. Prominent architectural styles found in Polk Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival and Moderne.