Rutherford County, North Carolina Genealogy

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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