Polk County , Georgia

Polk County: County in Georgia, United States

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Location of Polk County on Georgia map.


Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,475 and a population density of 51 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 42,613 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cedartown. The county was created 169 years ago in 1851.


Polk County is located at 34°0'6"N 85°11'17"W (34.0017800, -85.1881500). It has 4 neighbors: Cherokee County, Cleburne County, Bartow County and Haralson County.

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Courthouse of Polk County Georgia

The largest city of Polk County is Cedartown with a population of 9,997. Other cities include, Rockmart population 4,433 and Aragon population 1,336. See all Polk County cities & populated places.


Polk County forecast: Clear, with a low around 59. North wind 0 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. more

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Polk County map

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 42,613 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 808 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Cedartown
Establishment : December 12, 1851
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:24:14 (15th June 2021)
Density : 53 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.67% (2010-2019)
Weather : 59℉ Clear 7-days weather

Polk County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Polk County increased by 2.67% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 41,475 - census
2011 41,281 -0.47% estimation process
2012 41,101 -0.44% estimation process
2013 40,977 -0.3% estimation process
2014 40,879 -0.24% estimation process
2015 41,207 0.8% estimation process
2016 41,555 0.84% estimation process
2017 41,818 0.63% estimation process
2018 42,346 1.25% estimation process
2019 42,613 0.63% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (3)

People born in Polk County, including politician Fred L. Blackmon, politician Hank Elliott, William M. Bell, you can see a list of people who born in Polk County.

Other places with the same name (11)

Polk County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County.

City Name Population Title
Cedartown 9,997 County seat of Polk County, Georgia, United States
Rockmart 4,433 City in Polk County, Georgia, United States of America
Aragon 1,336 Autonomous community in Spain

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Hall County 204,441 County in Georgia, United States
Richmond County 202,518 County in Georgia, United States
Augusta 197,166 Consolidated city-county in Richmond County, Georgia, United States
Muscogee County 195,769 County in Georgia, United States
Columbus 195,769 Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States

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