- Martin White Greeson
- Greeson's Hard Work Built Dam, an article written by John Miller and published the Nevada County Picayune on July 5, 1995 is a summary of Greeson's efforts to build Narrow's Dam at Murfreesboro and the lake resulting from his efforts.
- Arkansas Governor Thomas C. McRae
- Governor McRae was from Prescott. The Museum has an entire showcase full of memoribilia from the Governor including his masonic bible, a side saddle, spinning wheel, and more, along with numerous books and documents pertaining to the Governor's career.
- The mystery character died in Prescott in 1911, his identity unknown.
- Virginia Dell Cassidy
- The mother of the 42nd President of the United States was born in Nevada County.