Rutherford County Historical Society
 PO B0x 1044 - Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139
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Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County:

319 Doggett Road
Forest City, NC

Mailing Address:

PO Box 938
Forest City, NC


The Rutherford County Historical Society (North Carolina) DOES NOT catalogue family histories, census records, wills, etc. in our archives.  Please contact our sister organization, 

The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, Inc. 

for that kind of information. This library is the largest genealogical collection west of Raleigh, NC. They will be glad to assist you in your research.  

Note: Old Tryon County included the following present day counties: 
North Carolina
Rutherford, Polk, Cleveland, McDowell, 
Burke, Lincoln, Cleveland, Gaston

South Carolina
Spartanburg, Cherokee, York, Chester, 
Union, Laurens, Greenville