Rutherford County, Tennessee

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Rutherford County
Rutherford County Courthouse, Murfreesboro
Map of Tennessee highlighting Rutherford County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°50′N 86°25′W / 35.84°N 86.42°W / 35.84; -86.42
Country United States
State Tennessee
FoundedOctober 25, 1803
Named forGriffith Rutherford[1]
SeatMurfreesboro
Largest cityMurfreesboro
Area
 • Total624 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Land619 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Water4.7 sq mi (12 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
324,890
 • Density498/sq mi (192/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
37037, 37060, 37063, 37085, 37086, 37089, 37118, 37127, 37128, 37129, 37130, 37131, 37132, 37133, 37153, 37167
Area code615, 629
Congressional district4th
Websiterutherfordcountytn.gov

Rutherford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 262,604.[2] Its county seat is Murfreesboro.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hankins, Caneta Skelley (December 25, 2009). "Rutherford County". Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016. Rutherford County and Associated Incorporated Locations". United States Census Bureau. 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.