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{{Missouri-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Missouri|Missouri]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Polk County, Missouri|Polk County]]''
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Polk County; 102 E Broadway St; Bolivar, MO 65613; Ph. 417.326.4031 Detials: (Co Redr has m rec from 1835 & land rec from 1836; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec from 1857; Pro Judge has pro rec from 1947)
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1835--'''Polk County was created 5 January 1835&nbsp;from [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]] County. '''County seat:''' Bolivar <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
*See an interactive map of Polk County [http://www.n2genealogy.com/missouri/mo-maps.html border changes] at N2Genealogy.
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
*The [http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml State Historical Society of Missouri] has information on [http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay.html historical Missouri place names] for all 114 Missouri Counties.<br>
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Cedar County, Missouri|Cedar]]
 
*[[Dade County, Missouri|Dade]]
 
*[[Dallas County, Missouri|Dallas]]
 
*[[Greene County, Missouri|Greene]]
 
*[[Hickory County, Missouri|Hickory]]
 
*[[St. Clair County, Missouri|St. Clair]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries ====
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{Census|Missouri}}
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*Map of [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Polk_County Polk County townships] (Histopolis)<br>
 
 
 
*The [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/ University of Missouri Digital Library] has digital copies of [http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/i/image/image-idx/cgi/i/image/image-idx?sid=7474c95ce6e68ec22a63efb27869515c;page=index;c=platic Missouri county plat books] {{nowrap|(ca. 1930)}} for all Missouri counties including Polk County. The city of St. Louis is not included in this collection.<br>
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
===== '''''Births'''''  =====
 
 
 
===== '''''Marriages'''''  =====
 
 
 
===== '''''Deaths'''''  =====
 
 
 
*Missouri State Archives provides on-line access to [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] more than 50 yrs old starting in 1910.<br>
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Bolivar Missouri Family History Center]]
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*{{FHL|Missouri%2C+Polk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />
 
 
 
[[Category:Polk_County,_Missouri]]
 
{{Missouri|Missouri}}
 

Revision as of 21:25, 10 September 2012

Polk County; 102 E Broadway St; Bolivar, MO 65613; Ph. 417.326.4031 Detials: (Co Redr has m rec from 1835 & land rec from 1836; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec from 1857; Pro Judge has pro rec from 1947)