Smyth County Virginia (Historic Districts) has 5 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 1 place of Statewide significance. Significant places include Saltville Battlefields Historic District and Hungry Mother State Park Historic District, Downtown Chilhowie Historic District, Marion Historic District and Saltville Historic District.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Smyth County places including R.L. Poor, E.L. Myers and T. Buckler Chequior. Prominent architectural styles found in Smyth Country are Beaux Arts, Classical Revival and Gothic Revival.