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435 Rice Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Phone: (615) 867-4609

Official Research Policy

The Rutherford County Archive welcomes general enquiries and requests. However, we have a limited staff, so please allow up to two weeks for research requests.

Please follow the accompanying procedures for requesting information:

  • Researchers can submit questions and enquiries either via E-mail or traditional mail. Please provide a mailing address with all enquiries.  
  • Please limit genealogical enquiries to no more than three individuals at one time; for example one surname or three surnames (i.e. John, Bob and Bill Smith; or John Underwood, Bob Dickson and Bill Smith).  Enquiries containing more than three individuals will have the first three names researched and the rest returned.
  • For all requests, the Archives will look up the enquiry, copy the appropriate information and send said copies to the researcher. When the request has been received a new enquiry can be made. Please allow up to two weeks for answers to requests. 
  • Current copy and postage fees are $0.50 per page. Please make checks out to:
    Rutherford County Archives
    435 Rice Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  • If patrons are picking up their copies in person, the current charge is $0.25 per page.
  • All prices are subject to change. The Rutherford County Archives reserves the right to charge a research fee in the future, although no such fee exists at present.

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