Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Phase Ii Middle Horizon, Maidu and Early Middle Horizon dating back to 499 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Butte County historic places including John Bidwell and William Wellington Durham.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Butte County places including S.A. Martindale, Henry W. Clearland, Contractors Cotton Brothers & Co., Arthur Benton, William Northgrave, A.J. Byron, Henry W. Cleaveland, John Stokes, Dr. Oscar Stansbury and Louis A. Simon. Prominent architectural styles found in Butte Country are Italianate, Beaux Arts and Classical Revival.