Rutherford County Map   

County Map
Image: University of North Carolina Press

Rutherford County Quick Facts

Population (2014 census estimate): 66,600

Land Area (square miles): 564

County Website:

Places and Things in Rutherford County:

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Places in the County on the National Historic Register

Cities, Towns and Communities:

Rutherfordton (county seat) - zipcode: 28139

Chimney Rock
Lake Lure

More Rutherford County Information:

Weather and Detailed County Map

Quick Census Facts

School District

Rural Electric District or Duke Energy
Telephone Service
Cable Service
Water & Sewer provided by local muncipalities or private well and septic system


Parks and Recreation Department

Fairs and Events:

Ellenboro Fair

Adjacent Counties:

North - Buncombe, McDowell, Burke
South - State of South Carolina
East - Outside of Western North Carolina area
West - Henderson, Polk