Rutherford County

Region: Mountain
County Seat: Rutherfordton (1793)
Population: 62,8991
Towns & Cities:  Chimney Rock, Forest City, Lake Lure, Spindale
Rutherford County was formed in 1779 from Tryon County. It is in the southwestern section of the State and is bounded by the state of South Carolina and Polk, Henderson, McDowell, Burke and Cleveland counties.2

Additional County History

Dining (1)
Education (1)
Government & Community Bodies (2)
Recreation (3)

1 Population figures from Census Bureau Home Page for the 2000 Census.
2 Facts gathered from State Library of North Carolina.


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