Many famous people are associated with these Johnston County historic places including William Alexander Smith, W.T. Johnson, James Stallings, Noah Edward Edgerton and William E. Smith.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Johnston County places including Harry Barton, D.J. Rose, J.P. Rogers, Albert Atkinson, Charles B. Waddell, C.S. Byrd, A.M. Griffin, George Barbour, George W. Ellis and Miles Hildebrand. Prominent architectural styles found in Johnston Country are Classical Revival, Greek Revival and Queen Anne.