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Welcome to Rutherford ...

The community of Rutherford is located in Gibson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2013, Rutherford has a population of 1,123 people<1> (see below for details).

Rutherford is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Rutherford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Rutherford: (731)

We know of 14 communities that are also named Rutherford. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rutherford contains a list of those communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rutherford ...

Looking for more information about Rutherford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rutherford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rutherford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rutherford.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rutherford had a population of 1,151 people. This makes Rutherford the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Rutherford represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,151 people, the population of Rutherford decreased 9.51% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,272 people).

Taken from the 2013 Census Estimates, Rutherford had an population of 1,123 people. This is a decrease of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rutherford.

Communities near Rutherford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2013
Bradford   [Map]   1,022   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dresden   [Map]   2,927   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   2,136   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kenton   [Map]   1,251   N   5 miles [8 km]
Martin   [Map]   11,359   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Milan   [Map]   7,779   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rutherford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rutherford. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rutherford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rutherford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rutherford:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rutherford. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rutherford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rutherford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting at Rutherford. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rutherford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rutherford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rutherford

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rutherford.


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