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Rutherford County

Rutherford County, Tennessee represents a unique blend of Civil War history and a thriving 21st Century community. Located in the “heart of Tennessee,” it is the population and geographic center of the state. Just southeast of Nashville, the county combines the benefits of smaller-town living with the amenities of a major metropolitan area. Industry abounds in Rutherford County and represents a Who’s Who of corporate giants, such as Nissan, Ingram, Whirlpool, General Mills, Bridgestone-Firestone, State Farm, and Verizon, just to name a few. The beautiful 500-acre campus of Middle Tennessee State University is located in Murfreesboro, the county seat. With over 21,000 students, MTSU is the focal point of education in the county. Graceful structures dating back to the early 1800’s blend with the modern shopping, medical facilities, and amenities to lend a touch of Southern nostalgia to Rutherford County. Click here for more information on Rutherford County.


Rutherford County is the fastest growing county in Tennessee and one of the 75 fastest growing counties in America. With immigration at well over twice the national average and a cost structure well below many other metropolitan areas, Rutherford County has become the hot new destination for smart people and smart companies. Click here for more information on Rutherford County.


Rutherford County School Board or Murfreesboro City Schools School Info – Rutherford Chamber website

Important Phone Numbers

Rutherford County Register of Deeds (615) 898-7870 Property Assessor (615) 898-7750 Trustee Department (615) 898-7705 Health Department / Environmental (615) 898-7891 Planning Commission (615) 898-7730 Building Codes (615) 898-7734 County Engineer (615) 898-7732 Middle Tennessee Electric (615) 893-7570 United Cities Gas (615) 893-5544 Consolidated Utility District (615) 893-7225


Building & Codes Department (615) 893-3750 City Hall (615) 893-5210 Planning Department (615) 893-6441 Tax Department (615) 893-5210 Engineering Department (615) 893-6441 Electric Department (615) 893-5514 Water & Sewer Department (615) 890-0862


* The Avenue * Barfield-Crescent Park & Wilderness Station * Bradley Academy Museum * Boys & Girls Club * Cannonsburgh Village * Center for the Arts * Daily News Journal * Discovery Center at Murfree Spring  * Events in Rutherford County * Fortress Rosecrans * Geographic Center of TN * Golf Courses * Greenway System * The Heritage Center * Linebaugh Public Library * Local Restaurants * Livestock Center * Main Street * Mayday Brewery * Middle Tennessee State University * Murfreesboro Athletic Club * Murfreesboro Bark Park * Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation * Murfreesboro Post * Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra * Oaklands Historic House Museum * Patterson Park Community Center * Rutherford County Archives * Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce * Rutherford County Government * The Sam Davis Home * SportsCom St. Clair Senior Citizens Center * Stones River National Battlefield * Stones River Mall * Tennessee Miller Coliseum