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Polk County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
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Founded 1855
County Seat Columbus
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse.jpg

Polk County North Carolina
P O Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722
828-894-8450

Clk sup Ct has div rec from 1932
pro & ct rec from 1872
Reg of Deeds has m & land rec
Polk was created from Henderson and Rutherford

History

Parent County

1855--Polk County was from Henderson and Rutherford Counties.
County seat: Columbus [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Polk County, North Carolina Genealogy 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:[2]

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

 

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