Rutherford County Death Certificates

Search for Rutherford County NC death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Health Departments in Rutherford County North Carolina monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Rutherford County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Rutherford County Health Department website.

Cleveland County Health Department Spindale NC 187 West Main Street 28160 828-287-8728

Rutherford County Health Department Spindale NC 221 Callahan Koon Road 28160 828-287-6100


Clerk Offices in Rutherford County North Carolina maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Rutherford County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. Rutherford County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain Rutherford County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Ellenboro Town Clerk Ellenboro NC 163 Depot Street 28040 828-453-8611

Forest City Clerk Forest City NC 128 North Powell Street 28043 828-248-5202

Rutherford County Clerk Rutherfordton NC 289 North Main Street 28139 828-287-6045


Hospitals in Rutherford County North Carolina provide a range of medical services to patients of all ages, and they also create death records for individuals who pass away or are declared dead at a Hospital. These death certificates list the deceased individual's name, the time and place of death, and age at death, and they may also include the cause of death. Rutherford County Hospitals report death information to North Carolina State and local government authorities, which issue certified Rutherford County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Rutherford Regional Medical Center Rutherfordton NC 288 South Ridgecrest Avenue 28139 828-286-5000