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Home to Chimney Rock State Park, Lake Lure and numerous other scenic locations, Rutherford County is a fantastic setting to relax and enjoy all nature has to offer.
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Nestled in the foothills of Western North Carolina, Rutherford County boasts breathtaking views of rolling mountains in a rural setting complete with abundant open space, natural forests, lakes and farm land.
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Welcome to Rutherford County, North Carolina!
Our central location along the eastern seaboard
of the United States is a strategic advantage for
business success.

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Ready for Development!

Gateway West Commerce Park is a shovel-ready development, owned by Rutherford County and developed for high quality advanced manufacturing, automotive and technology opportunities. Over 17 acres are pre-graded and available to reduce time, risk and cost for your project. Click here for more information.

Latest Highlights

January 18, 2017

CMI Enterprises to Build New Vinyl Plant in North Carolina

CMI Enterprises to Build New Vinyl Plant in North Carolina - Bringing Vinyl Manufacturing Back to the US
The new facility will cut vinyl production time in half, while creating new jobs for American workers and supporting the revival of US Manufacturing in automotive & related sectors...

December 6, 2016

Everest Textile Co., Ltd is Weaving its Way to Rutherford County

Rutherfordton, NC – On December 6, 2016 Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III announced that Everest Textile Co., Ltd, headquartered in Tainan City, Taiwan, will open its first United States production factory in a 383,919 sq ft facility in Forest City....

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