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Welcome to Rutherford ...

Rutherford is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

Rutherford is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rutherford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Rutherford: (717)

Communities Also Named Rutherford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Rutherford - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ontario, 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.

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Rutherford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Lebanon [Lebanon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Lebanon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Rutherford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rutherford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Rutherford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Joy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<5>
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Rutherford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

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 Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Dauphin, 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 'point-to-point' 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.

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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rutherford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rutherford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2690, Longitude: -76.7680       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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