Polk County , Texas

Polk County: County in Texas, United States

Polk County locator map
Location of Polk County on Texas map.

About

Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,413 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 51,353 inhabitants. Its county seat is Livingston. The county was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Geography

Polk County is located at 30°47'34"N 94°49'48"W (30.7927200, -94.8300200). It has 5 neighbors: Liberty County, Angelina County, Hardin County, San Jacinto County and Trinity County.

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Polk County Texas Court House

The largest city of Polk County is Onalaska with a population of 2,967. Other cities include, Corrigan population 1,611, Goodrich population 323 and Seven Oaks population 129. See all Polk County cities & populated places.

Polk County Texas Court House image

Polk County map

Polk County Quick Facts

Population : 51,353 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Polk County
Area : 2874 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.74%
Land as percent of area : 95.26%
Named for : James K. Polk
Capital : Livingston
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 07:24:03 (25th June 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.57% (2010-2019)

Polk County has 5 neighbours.

  • Livingston

Demographics

The population of Polk County increased by 11.57% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,413 - census
2011 45,580 0.37% estimation process
2012 45,510 -0.15% estimation process
2013 45,522 0.03% estimation process
2014 45,813 0.64% estimation process
2015 46,613 1.72% estimation process
2016 47,656 2.19% estimation process
2017 48,990 2.72% estimation process
2018 49,955 1.93% estimation process
2019 51,353 2.72% estimation process

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People born in Polk County (2)

People born in Polk County, including recording artist; country and western singer, songwriter, and pianist Moon Mullican, football player Olen Underwood, 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
Livingston 5,242 Texan town
Onalaska 2,967 City in Polk County, Texas, United States
Corrigan 1,611 City in Polk County, Texas, United States of America
Goodrich 323 City in Texas, United States
Seven Oaks 129 City in Polk County, Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Bexar County 2,003,554 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,547,253 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,573 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
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Austin 978,908 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 909,585 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 887,207 County in Texas, United States
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El Paso County 839,238 County in Texas, United States

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