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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
Rutherford County was established in 1779 from Tryon County when it was divided to form Rutherford and Lincoln counties. Courthouse fire in 1907 destroyed many court records. County seat: Gilbert Town (1781- 1785); Rutherfordton (1787-present).  
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'''1779'''--Rutherford County was created from Tryon County when it was divided to form Rutherford and Lincoln Counties.  County seat: Gilbert Town (1781- 1785); Rutherfordton (1787-present).  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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Courthouse fire in 1907 destroyed many court records.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==

Revision as of 23:06, 19 September 2008

United States  > North Carolina >Rutherford County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1779--Rutherford County was created from Tryon County when it was divided to form Rutherford and Lincoln Counties.  County seat: Gilbert Town (1781- 1785); Rutherfordton (1787-present).

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Courthouse fire in 1907 destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References