Rutherford County, North Carolina Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
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).
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog