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Welcome to Rutherford ...

Rutherford is located in Russell County<1>.

The location of Rutherford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Rutherford is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Rutherford (for example, toward Ida Vesper (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Rutherford is located in the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Rutherford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Rutherford - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rutherford.

Communities near Rutherford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rutherford.

  • Hurtsboro [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
    • Hurtsboro [Russell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Rutherford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurtsboro
  • Midway [Bullock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway [Bullock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Rutherford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
  • Hatchechubbee [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatchechubbee
    • Hatchechubbee [Russell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rutherford
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatchechubbee
  • Spring Hill [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Rutherford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glenville [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
      • Glenville [Russell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Rutherford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Pittsview [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsview
      • Pittsview [Russell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rutherford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsview<5>
    • Comer [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comer
      • Comer [Barbour County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Rutherford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comer
    • Seale [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seale
      • Seale [Russell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rutherford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seale<5>
    • Cottonton [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonton
      • Cottonton [Russell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Rutherford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonton
    • Three Notch [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Notch
      • Three Notch [Bullock County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rutherford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Notch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Notch

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rutherford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rutherford.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rutherford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rutherford. See our Newspapers Page for Rutherford.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rutherford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rutherford.

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About Russell County

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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 official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Russell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rutherford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rutherford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rutherford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1890, Longitude: -85.3180       In this case, the coordinates for Rutherford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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