Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Archaic and Anglo-American dating back to 1999 BC.
The famous person Joseph Wharton is associated with one of more of the Newport County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Newport County places including Mason,George C., & Sons, Anne Louis de Tousard, Clarke and Howe, Ralph Adam Cram, Horace Trumbauer, J.D. Johnston and C. L. Bevins. Prominent architectural styles found in Newport Country are Late Victorian, Federal and Greek Revival.