Polk County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Polk_County,_North_Carolina|Polk County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Polk County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2372&Itemid=432 Polk Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-polk.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1855
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| seat wl = Columbus
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.polknc.org/ Polk County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 308<br>Columbus, NC 28722<br>Phone: 828-894-8450<br><br>Clerk superior Court has divorce records from1932<br>probate and court&nbsp;records from from 1872<br>Register&nbsp;of Deeds has marriage&nbsp;and&nbsp;land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855'''--Polk County was from [[Henderson County, North Carolina|Henderson]] and [[Rutherford County, North Carolina|Rutherford]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Columbus <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Henderson County, North Carolina|Henderson]]
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*[[Rutherford County, North Carolina|Rutherford]]
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*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg County, South Carolina]]
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== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncpolk.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from Polk County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 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|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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:*[[Old Cherokee Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Catawba Trail]] pre-historic
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:*[[Old South Carolina State Road]] 1747
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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*'''1855-1921''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 2 (1855-1921)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Polk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
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Polk County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Founded 1855
County Seat Columbus
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Contents

County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
P O Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722
Phone: 828-894-8450

Clerk superior Court has divorce records from1932
probate and court records from from 1872
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Polk County was from Henderson and Rutherford Counties.
County seat: Columbus [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncpolk.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Polk County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Polk County for European settlers included:[3]

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.