The ConnectGIS website is no longer operational. Please update any saved links to the new GIS website below.  Thank you.

New GIS Website starting January 1st, 2023

Revenue Department (Tax Office) Land Records property record card search.

Training Videos for the new GIS Website. Viewing them in order is recommended.
Video 1  - Navigating the Map and Data Layers
Video 2 - Search Windows
Video 3 - Special Tools

 Phone numbers for Offices:
Addressing Office:  828-288-4501  
GIS & Data Requests  828-287-6136
Revenue Dept/ Tax Office: 828-287-6000
Building Inspections: 828-287-6035
Environmental Health Services:  828-287-6317


Rutherford County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data Distribution Disclaimer 

The County of Rutherford acquires, develops, maintains and uses GIS data in support of its internal business functions and for the public services it provides. The GIS data which Rutherford County distributes and to which it provides access, may not be suitable for other purposes or uses. It is the user’s responsibility to verify any information derived from the GIS data before making any decisions or taking any actions based on the information. 

Rutherford County shall not be held liable for any errors in the GIS data. This includes errors of omission, commission, errors concerning the content of the data, and relative and positional accuracy of the data. Source information used for this data may have been collected at different scales, times or definitions, resulting in inconsistencies among features represented together on this map. In no event shall Rutherford County become liable to users of these data, or any other party, for any loss or direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, including but not limited to time, money or goodwill, arising from the use or modification of the data. 

The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data made available on the GIS website does not represent legally recorded maps or surveys and is not intended to be used as such. The information contained in GIS data is dynamic and constantly changes over time. This data is not better than the original sources from which they were derived. GIS data should not be used for navigational, tracking or any other purpose requiring exact measurement of distance or direction or precision in the depiction of geographic features. Nor should it be used for making financial or any other commitments. The maps/data provided herein are for illustration purposes only and are not suitable for site-specific decision making. Parcel data was prepared for the visual representation of real property found within Rutherford County, and is not necessarily accurate by surveying standards. If absolute accuracy and detail is required, the deeds, plats and other related records on file should be consulted. Parcel ownership lines are for taxing purposes only and are not intended for conveyance. 

This data has been developed using public funds. It is therefore in the public domain. Users agree that they will not sell this data; neither will they sell or share their access to this data.
As a condition of providing access to electronic GIS data, Rutherford County reserves the right to require that the user agree in writing that the data will not be resold or otherwise used for trade or commercial purposes pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §132.10.

Rutherford County GIS/E911 Addressing Department

The GIS/E911 Addressing Department utilizes computer technology, orthophotography, and land records to update and maintain the County’s GIS and Addressing Systems. This collection of base maps, land features and values are used to compile our geographic information system (GIS). The  GIS staff are also available to make custom maps or distribute digital data, to the general public, contractors or other county departments. 

For more information the GIS Department may be contacted at (828) 287-6136. You may also visit our office located at 272 N. Toms Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 . It is best to call ahead for an appointment. 

Office Hours for GIS & E911 Addressing
Monday – Thursday 7am – 12pm and 1pm - 4pm, (closed for lunch)
Friday – 7am – 12pm, (12pm – 5pm by phone and appointment only)

For questions concerning property transfers and estate transfers please call: 828-287-6000
For questions concerning property E911 Addresses call 828-288-4501
Email GIS Coordinator to request digital data or custom map.

Availability: Requests can be made by phone or in person at the above hours of operation, except for holidays. All efforts will be made to provide the requested information within 10 working days. 

Cost for services provided: 

GIS Produced Aerial Maps Cost
GIS 8 1/2 x 11 (Size A) Color $2.00 - B/W $1.00
GIS 11 x 17 (Size B) Color $4.00 - B/W $2.00
GIS 17 x 22 (Size C) Color $10.00 - B/W $5.00
GIS 22 x 34 (Size D) Color $15.00 - B/W $7.50
GIS 34 x 44 (Size E) Color $20.00 - B/W $10.00
Plats Copies (18’ x 24’) $2.00
Xerox copies - letter, legal or ledger size $0.15 each