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."
Please take a moment to browse our directories and links to learn more about us. Can't find what you are looking for? Click one of the headings above to continue your search, or just give us a call at (828) 287-6060. We'd be happy to help.
Hurricane Florence Updates
Rutherford County NC has declared a State of Emergency due to the pending approach of Hurricane Florence. We encourage citizens and visitors to monitor this website for updates and information regarding this weather system and the implementation of emergency plans.
- How to plan and prepare for emergencies and stay informed: https://readync.org/EN/Index.html
- We encourage citizens to dial 2-1-1 for temporary shelter and general questions. If you have a life threatening emergency, then dial 9-1-1: https://www.nc211.org/
- To receive text alerts from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, visit https://local.nixle.com/register/.
- Visit the Rutherford County Facebook Page for weather event related updates: https://www.facebook.com/Rutherford-County-Government-North-Carolina-154255941300928/
- Updates on Hurricane Florence: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ https://weather.com/ https://www.weather.gov/ https://www.ncdps.gov/florence
- Report a power outage:
- Safety Tips: Preparedness Tips to Help Ensure the Safety of You and Your Pets
- Staying Informed:
- NC Superintendent of Public Schools
- NCACC Update on Hurricane Florence Resources & Information including Governor Roy Cooper's press release 9.13.18
- Western NC Red Cross Update
- FEMA Public Assistance Application for NC Nonprofit Houses of Worship
- Report Price Gouging: https://www.ncdoj.gov/disasters.aspx or call 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
Community Project Grant
Security Card Reader System Rebid - RFQ & Specs
Rutherford Co Seeks Housing Repair Assistance Requests
Mental & Behavioral Health
County Commissioners' Strategic Plans and Goals
An Opportunity to Serve Your County
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Upcoming Commissioner Meetings
Tag & Tax Together FAQ
Our Relay News
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