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About Rutherfordton

The charming community of Rutherfordton lies at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in an region locals call the Thermal Belt. Because of this Thermal Belt, seasons are mild year-round. Rutherfordton is also convenient to big cities like Asheville 70 miles to the west and Charlotte 40 miles east. Residents enjoy living close to shopping, arts events, eateries, churches and a local hospital.

Background

Named after Revolutionary War General Griffith Rutherford, Rutherfordton was founded in 1787 which makes it the oldest town in western North Carolina. Look around and you will notice the architectural styles that still hint at the wealth and success residents enjoyed. Dozens of structures are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Buy a Home

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Rent a Home

Not ready to buy but eager to explore Rutherfordton? Rent a home, stay for a few days, weeks, or even a few months to really get to know this historic, convenient and family friendly small town that is Rutherfordton. Learn more about our rental services, or start browsing available homes for rent!

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Neighborhoods

$250,000 - $750,000

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