Several famous people are associated with these Wharton County historic places including Gerard A. Harrison and J.H.H. Dennis.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Wharton County places including Unknowm, Wyatt C. Hedrick, Austin Bridge Company, J.T. Williams, J.C. Jopling, Albert Reher, Jules Leffland, Russel Brown Company and Eugene Heiner. Prominent architectural styles found in Wharton Country are Tudor Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman and Mission/Spanish Revival.