Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Middle Archaic, Late Archaic, Woodland and Early dating back to 6999 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Nicholas County historic places including James B. Carden, Drennen, Jacob, et al., W.G. Brown and Dr. Flavius Hugh Brown.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Nicholas County places including H.Rus Warne, C.G. Janutolo, Shrake,P.Q., & Son, Stanley A. Miller, Levi J. Dean and J.A. Tincher. Prominent architectural styles found in Nicholas Country are Classical Revival, Federal and Art Deco.