Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Wintu, Spanish, Mexican, Yana, Achomawi, Early American, Atsugewi, Northeastern Madiu, Yahi Yana, Native American, American,Rural and Shasta Complex dating back to 4499 BC.
Several famous people are associated with these Shasta County historic places including I. O. Jillson, Edward Frisbie, Pierson Barton Reading and Tiburico Vasquez.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Shasta County places including Benjamin Loomis, Frank C. Hewitt, Gustav Stickley, Phillips Brothers, National Park Service, Civilian Conservation Corps, William Stephens, J. Lloyd Conrich, Salih Brothers and M.W. Herran. Prominent architectural styles found in Shasta Country are Renaissance, Art Deco and Beaux Arts.