Rusk County Texas has 6 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 1 place of Statewide significance. Significant places include Hudnall--Pirtle Site and Poe-Jones-Richardson House, Crim, Elias and Mattie, House, Harmony Hill Site and Henderson Commercial Historic District.
Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Early Caddo, Early Ceramic and Late Caddoan dating back to 500.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Rusk County places including Melton. J.T.. Prominent architectural styles found in Rusk Country are Classical Revival, Art Deco and Greek Revival.