Rutherford County Tennessee (Historic Districts) has 10 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 1 place of Statewide significance. Significant places include Stones River National Battlefield and Walter Hill Hydroelectric Station, Caff-E-Hill Farm, East Main Street Historic District and Elmwood (Boundary Increase).
The famous person William Lytle is associated with one of more of the Rutherford County historic places.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Rutherford County places including Robert Andrew Smith. Prominent architectural styles found in Rutherford Country are Greek Revival, Colonial Revival and Late Victorian.