Welcome toRutherford County, North Carolina

Welcome to our home and the quiet pace of a small town community, where the first one dollar gold coin was minted in the United States by Christopher Bechtler in 1831. This website has been designed with our residents, visitors, and businesses in mind, to provide online information that is easy to find and simple to use. Our moderate climate makes any season pleasurable. We're Small-Town Friendly where all can enjoy the luxury of being "close to the action, but far from the crowd."

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An Opportunity to Serve Your County

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Daily Courier Article Regarding RC Proposed Budget 2021-2022

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Request for Bids

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Inclement Weather Advisory

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New ICC President Named

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COVID-19 Executive Order 180 "FAQ"

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Complete the US Census 2020!

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Bring $$$ to Our County!
US Census 2020 #StandUpBeCounted - https://vimeo.com/416182106

Slow Internet? No Internet? Broadband Survey

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PSA - Veteran Services Office Closure

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PSA - Revenue/Tax Office Closure

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Election Results

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Notice of Meeting - Board of Equalization and Review

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Primary Election - 2020

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Cliffside Sanitary District

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2019 Year End Highlights

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A Rutherford County Treasure

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Recycle Right

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Mental Health Matters

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Alert Rutherford

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Tax Foreclosures

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Rutherford County Survey of Recreational Needs

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ICC Fire Training Facilities

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Partners Welcomes Rutherford County

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Security Card Reader System Rebid - RFQ & Specs

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Rutherford Co Seeks Housing Repair Assistance Requests

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Mental & Behavioral Health

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Rutherford County Mental Health LME/MCO Disengagement Plan

Upcoming Commissioner Meetings

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Tag & Tax Together FAQ

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Ruth School Adaptive Reuse Plan

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Rutherford County Receives $30,000 Grant for Thermal Belt Rail-Trail Amenities

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