GIS Data Services Home

Find GIS Data
Data Collections & Sources
Keyword Search
Keyword List
NC Counties & Cities
Historic Data

Library Data Services
GIS Data Services
Numeric Data Services
Contact Us

Learn About GIS
Overview of GIS
Virtual Campus Courses
GIS at NCSU


Can't find data you're looking for? Contact a Data Services Librarian for help.

NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Rutherford County

County & Municipal GIS Links | Vector Data Holdings | Raster Data Holdings | Additional Data Sources




Rutherford County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Rutherford County's GIS Links

  • webpage link GIS Website - Go here for questions about Rutherford County GIS
  • mapping site link Online Mapping - Generate custom maps, owner and address search, more








NCSU Libraries Vector Data Archive

May include feature types such as property ownership parcels, street centerlines, jurisdictional boundaries, districts, zoning, building footprints, land use, and various other layers.

Alert Access to the Geodata Server requires a valid UNITY ID by NCSU affiliated users only.
Off-campus users: This is a proxy link to the 'Rutherford_County' ftp folder

  • 2008  Streets only; Downloaded Sep. 19, 2008 from ncstreetmap.net
  • 2011  Acquired February 2011 via project
  • 2013  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2013
  • 2014  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2014

Tip: With Internet Explorer, go to the "View" menu and select "Open FTP site in Windows Explorer."



NCSU Libraries Raster Data Archive

Primarily includes orthophotos (digital aerial photography)

Local/Regional Collections:

We don't have any local orthophoto data for Rutherford County.


Statewide Collections:



Additional Data Distributed By County

Orthophotos for the following year(s) are available for Rutherford County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 1998
  • 2005

Rutherford County contributed street centerline data to NC Street Map on the following date(s):

  • 2008-07-24

NRCS Soils Learn more... | Go Directly to Web Soil Survey

FEMA Flood Zones Learn more...

Elevation data (DEMs, topography contours) Learn more...




Go to the Libraries County GIS Page