Rutherford County, Tennessee

Coordinates: 35°50′N 86°25′W / 35.84°N 86.42°W / 35.84; -86.42
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Rutherford County
Rutherford County Courthouse, Murfreesboro
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: 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]
Largest cityMurfreesboro
 • Total624 sq mi (1,620 km2)
 • Land619 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Water4.7 sq mi (12 km2)  0.8%
 • Total341,486
 • Density550/sq mi (210/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code(s)615, 629

Rutherford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2020 census, the population was 341,486.[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. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Rutherford County, Tennessee". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 9, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.