Welcome to Rutherford ...
The town of Rutherford is located in Gibson County.
From the Census Estimates for 2012, Rutherford has a population of 1,134 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
Rutherford lies within the (731) area code.
We know of 14 communities that are also named Rutherford. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rutherford contains a list of those communities.
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 (with a count of 1,272 people).
Taken from the 2012 Census Estimates, Rutherford had an population of 1,134 people. This is a decrease of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.85% since the 2000 Census).
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 from Rutherford and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
|Bradford|| [Map] ||1,034||+1.34%|| E ||10 miles [16.1 km]|
|Dresden|| [Map] ||2,966||+1.3%|| NE ||19 miles [30.6 km]|
|Greenfield|| [Map] ||2,158||+1.1%|| E ||10 miles [16.1 km]|
|Kenton|| [Map] ||1,258||+1.8%|| N ||5 miles [8 km]|
|Martin|| [Map] ||11,421||+0.45%|| NE ||16 miles [25.7 km]|
|Milan|| [Map] ||7,807||+0.56%|| 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've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Rutherford.
We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rutherford. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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.
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.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rutherford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Rutherford:
Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to visit when searching in and around the area of Rutherford and Gibson County:
We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rutherford.