The famous person E.D. Watson is associated with one of more of the Ashley County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Ashley County places including Federal Works Agency, J.O. Construction Co. Boyd, Charles L. Thompson, E.D. Watson, Charles Thompson, Civilian Conservation Corps, John Parks Almand, C.W. & Co. Vollmer, Clippard & Phelps Trapp and W.H. Gard. Prominent architectural styles found in Ashley Country are Bungalow/Craftsman, Classical Revival and Greek Revival.