Prehistoric cultural affiliation(s) include Late Prehistoric, Protohistoric and Early-Middle Woodland dating back to 499 BC.
The famous person Homer K. Galpin is associated with one of more of the Vilas County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Vilas County places including H. Coleman, M.D. Sweitzer, M. Sauer, Rudolph Nedved, Max Hanisch, Louis Zimpelmann, Paul Scharf, unknown, Oppenhamer & Obel and Elizabeth Kinball. Prominent architectural styles found in Vilas Country are Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Bungalow/Craftsman and Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals.