Several famous people are associated with these Pike County historic places including Clarence McDowell Stark, James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark and Gov. Lloyd Crow Stark.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Pike County places including J. J. Franklin, Lorenzo P. Wheeler, Alfred Kuna, P.H. Baird, Levi Ruggles, Edward Ward, Matthew Porter McAfee, Powhatan Baird, Mauran,Russell,and Garden and George D. Barnett. Prominent architectural styles found in Pike Country are Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne.