Rutherford County

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Rutherford County, Tennessee

319 N Maple St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7799
Fax: (615) 898-7830

In central TN, southeast of Nashville; organized Oct 25, 1803 from Davidson, Williamson, and Wilson counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Griffith Rutherford (1731-1800), Revolutionary War hero, NC legislator (1784), and president of the TN legislative council (1796)

Area (sq mi):: 623.94 (land 618.91; water 5.03) Population per square mile: 352.70
Population 2005: 218,292 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 19.90%; 1990-2000 53.50% Population 2000: 182,023 (White 84.50%; Black or African American 9.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,938; median household $46,312; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,624-$27,910
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Murfreesboro County seat (81,511)
  • Smyrna (31,925)
  • La Vergne (24,811)

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    Rutherford County, North Carolina

    289 N Main St
    Rutherfordton, NC 28139
    Phone: (828) 287-6060
    Fax: (828) 287-6262

    On the southwestern border of NC, southeast of Asheville; organized Apr 14, 1779 (prior to statehood) from Burke and Tryon counties, the latter organized in 1768 and abolished in 1779. Name Origin: For Gen. Griffith Rutherford (1731-1800), Indian fighter, member of the Provincial Congress, and Revolutionary War officer

    Area (sq mi):: 565.90 (land 564.12; water 1.78) Population per square mile: 113.00
    Population 2005: 63,771 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 10.50% Population 2000: 62,899 (White 85.80%; Black or African American 11.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 38.30
    Income 2000: per capita $16,270; median household $31,122; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,300-$22,778
    Unemployment (2004): 9.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    On the community front, King serves as a Rutherford County Chamber diplomat, president of BNI Creating Connections, member of the Smyrna Town Rotary Club and board member for Carpe Artista.
    We don't know if she actively started to leave and someone assisted her but we do know she's not where she needs to be and any assistance is greatly appreciated," Rutherford County Sheriff Chris Francis had said during the investigation, F( ox Carolina reported.
    Glenn is a community focused leader, serving as a Diplomat for the Rutherford County Chamber, table facilitator for Rutherford Cable, committee member for the Athena program and board member for the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center.
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    Cole asked as a member of the Rutherford County Solid Waste/Advisory Steering Council.
    Located on 489 acres in Rutherford County, Rutherford Farm is expected to consist of 289,104 fixed-tilt, monocrystalline solar panels manufactured by Trina Solar.
    Murfreesboro, TN, October 14, 2015 --( Swanson Development, LP has over 150 acres of prime real estate located in Rutherford County, one of the hottest counties to do business in, in the United States.
    In Rutherford County Schools in central Tennessee, the answer is build.
    In Rutherford County, 2,523 seniors applied, which is more than twice the 1,204 that state officials originally predicted.
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