Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Woodland, Accomac, Euro-American, Paleoindian and Archaic dating back to 9999 BC.
Many famous people are associated with these Northampton County historic places including Custis, John II, and John IV, Maj. Gen. John Curtis, William Burdett, Upshur,Abel,Parker, Michael Christian Jr. and John W. Chandler.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Northampton County places including Mathew Patrick, John Marshall, Littleton Upshur, William Satchell, Muktiple, Adrian Westerhouse, William Westerhouse, William Rabyshaw, W.G. Dondelton and Isaac Smith. Prominent architectural styles found in Northampton Country are Federal, Greek Revival and Colonial.