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|Polk County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Polk County Courthouse
P O Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722
Clerk superior Court has divorce records from1932
probate and court records from from 1872
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records 
For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses
For tips on accessing Polk County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
Early migration routes to and from Polk County for European settlers included:
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
- - 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company K
:- 1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
- 1855-1921 - Will Books 1 to 2 (1855-1921) have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
- 1866-1969 - Polk County Marriage Index 1866-1969 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Polk County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy (Genealogy Inc)
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- FamilySearch Catalog
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk County, North Carolina. Page 512 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
- ↑ Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.
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