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

clock Posted Oct 14, 2019

Rutherford County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

clock Posted Oct 03, 2019

Rutherford County Library Board of Trustees

clock Posted Sep 16, 2019

Recycle Right

clock Posted Sep 13, 2019


clock Posted Aug 26, 2019

Job Opportunities

clock Posted Jul 29, 2019

Mental Health Matters

clock Posted Jun 04, 2019

Alert Rutherford

clock Posted May 20, 2019

Tax Foreclosures

clock Posted Mar 18, 2019

Rutherford County Survey of Recreational Needs

clock Posted Mar 12, 2019

ICC Fire Training Facilities

clock Posted Feb 20, 2019

Partners Welcomes Rutherford County

clock Posted Feb 19, 2019

Community Project Grant

clock Posted Sep 07, 2018

Security Card Reader System Rebid - RFQ & Specs

clock Posted Aug 31, 2018

Rutherford Co Seeks Housing Repair Assistance Requests

clock Posted Jul 20, 2018

Mental & Behavioral Health

clock Posted Jun 20, 2018
Rutherford County Mental Health LME/MCO Disengagement Plan

Upcoming Commissioner Meetings

clock Posted Jan 31, 2018

Tag & Tax Together FAQ

clock Posted Jan 30, 2018

Our Relay News

clock Posted Jan 22, 2018

Relay News Coming Soon...

Ruth School Adaptive Reuse Plan

clock Posted Jan 15, 2018

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

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