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Where is Rutherfordton?

Located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, Rutherfordton enjoys the benefit of being in a “thermal belt," providing a moderate climate in all seasons.  Rutherfordton is located 40 miles East of Asheville, NC on Highway 74/I-26;  30 miles North of Spartanburg, SC on U.S. 221; 70 miles West of Charlotte, NC on Highway 74; and 45 miles South West of Hickory, NC on Highway 64. Rutherfordton has easy access to North Carolina Highways 74 and 64, and Interstates 85, 26 and 40.

To get directions, click here.

For more information about local attractions and events, please log on to www.rutherfordtourism.com or RutherfordCounty’s Chamber of Commerce www.rutherfordcoc.org.

Am I in the Town Limits?

Rutherfordton is located in a rural area, so many residences and businesses have a Rutherfordton mailing address, but are not located inside the city limts.  To view a map of the city limits and town maintained streets, click here.