Polk County, Georgia

Polk County: County in Georgia, United States

About

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 42,840 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cedartown. The county was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Quick Facts about Polk County

Population : 42,840 (2020)
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 : 17:10:39 (12th August 2022)
Density : 53 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.19% (2010-2020)
Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Georgia map.
Courthouse of Polk County  Georgia image
Courthouse of Polk County Georgia
Courthouse of Polk County  Georgia image

Geography

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.

Polk County map

The largest city of Polk County is Cedartown with a population of 9,980. Other cities include, Rockmart population 4,492 and Aragon population 1,374. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Cedartown 9,980 County seat of Polk County, Georgia, United States
Rockmart 4,492 City in Polk County, Georgia, United States of America
Aragon 1,374 Human settlement in Polk County, Georgia, United States of America

Polk County has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 3.19% in 10 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
2020 42,840 0.53% 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, .

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