Several famous people are associated with these Polk County historic places including Nancy Ward and Joseph D. Vaugn.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Polk County places including J.G. Engineering Corporation White, White,J.G.,Engineering Co., T.A. Aber, W.P. Creager, Tennessee Copper Co., E. Mueller, Copper & Iron Co. Ducktown Sulphur, Copper and Iron Co. Ducktown Sulphur, R.H. Hunt and R.H. & Co. et al. Hunt. Prominent architectural styles found in Polk Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival and Art Deco.