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 25,000 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.
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.