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We have marriage certificates for those individuals who were married in Rutherford County. Our marriage records start with the year1779 and go through the present time. 
Certified copies are $10.00 each and only the following individuals can obtain a certified copy: yourself, spouse, father, mother, grandparent, step-parent, brother, sister, child, stepchild,grandchild, great grandparent, great grand child, authorized agent, attorney and legal representative. You must show driver's license or picture id to obtain a certified copy of the marriage certificate. 
You may obtain a certified copy of a marriage certificate if you are one of the individuals listed above, through the mail by submitting a letter to the Register of Deeds' office at PO Box 551, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. The fee is $10.00 check or money order and please send a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the marriage certificate. We mail the requests the next day after we receive the letter.
Anyone can obtain an uncertified copy for $1.00 each.