The famous person Elizabeth Harden Gilmore is associated with one of more of the Kanawha County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Kanawha County places including Walter F. Martens, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Cass Gilbert, Rosecrans, Wiiliam S., Coal River Na, Coal River Boom & Tim Bowman Lumber, A.J. Vosburgh, John S. Adkins, et al. Knapp & Haviland, Levi J. Dean and Walter Martens. Prominent architectural styles found in Kanawha Country are Late Victorian, Colonial Revival and Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals.