Polk County

Polk County is the name of twelve counties in the United States, all except two named after president of the United States James Knox Polk:


  • Polk County, Arkansas
  • Polk County, Florida
  • Polk County, Georgia
  • Polk County, Iowa
  • Polk County, Minnesota
  • Polk County, Missouri, named after Ezekiel Polk a colonel in the American Revolutionary War (and Grandfather of James K. Polk)
  • Polk County, Nebraska
  • Polk County, North Carolina, named after Col. William Polk who fought in the American Revolutionary War (first cousin once-removed of James K. Polk)
  • Polk County, Oregon
  • Polk County, Tennessee
  • Polk County, Texas
  • Polk County, Wisconsin
  • Polk County is also the name of a play by Zora Neale Hurston


Other articles related to "polk county, county, polk":

Tenoroc High School
... The School Board of Polk County established Tenoroc to relieve overcrowding problems at Lakeland High School, Lake Gibson High School, Auburndale High ... of the more technologically advanced schools owned by the School Board of Polk County and hosts a specialized learning center known as "Power Academy." Power Academy is a 4 ...
Sun Coast Media Group
... of the Charlotte Sun that cover coastal Charlotte County, inland DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties ... three Frisbie-family owned newspapers in Polk County The Polk County Democrat, based in Bartow and founded in 1931 by the great-grandfather of the ... The deal also included Polk County Times, "an 11,000 circulation monthly targeted at county government and public schools," according to a Dec ...
Lakeland – Winter Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area
... Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Polk County in the state of Florida in the United States ... Lakeland is the most populous city in Polk county, with a 2006 population of 89,108 ... The other main Polk municipalities of Bartow (the county seat) with a 2005 population of 16,278, Winter Haven, Lake Wales, and Haines City are smaller Winter Haven ...

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