There is a running debate within our community and it’s not about climate change or the best way to grow tomatoes, it’s over how in the world you pronounce the name of our town – Rutherfordton. Don't worry about pronouncing every syllable. It's not necessary.
The following are just a few of the local, “acceptable” pronunciations…
In fact, we even have a t-shirt that spells it all out, and you can purchase one at town hall.
Regardless of how you say it, those of us that live here and anyone fortunate enough to have visited know that Rutherfordton is a truly special place.