Rutherford County, North Carolina Records

Rutherford County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1779 from Tryon County. This county was named for Griffith Rutherford (c. 1721–1805), an officer in the American Revolutionary War and a political leader in North Carolina.

Rutherford County is bordered by McDowell County (north), Burke County (northeast), Cleveland County (east), Cherokee County, South Carolina (southeast), Spartanburg County, South Carolina (southwest), Polk County (southwest), Henderson County (west), Buncombe County (northwest).

Rutherford County Cities and Towns include Bostic, Chimney Rock, Ellenboro, ForestCity, LakeLure, Ruth, Rutherfordton, Spindale. A Map of Rutherford County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Ohio maps at

Rutherford County Townships include Camp Creek, Chimney Rock, Colfax, Cool Springs, Duncans Creek, Gilkey, Golden Valley, Green Hill, High Shoals, Logan Store, Morgan, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Sulphur Springs, and Union. View a Map of Rutherford County Townships.

Rutherford County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Rutherford County, North Carolina Courthouse
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Rutherford County, NC Courthouse

The Rutherford County Courthouse is located in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Rutherford county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Also see the Rutherford County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1907 by fire

Rutherford County, North Carolina Census Records

Rutherford County, North Carolina Vital Records

Rutherford County, North Carolina Resources

Rutherford County, North Carolina External Links

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