Place:Polk, North Carolina, United States

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Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,510. Its county seat is Columbus.

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History

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The county was formed in 1855 from parts of Henderson County and Rutherford County. It was named for William Polk, a colonel in the American Revolutionary War.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1830 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1851 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 4,043
1870 4,319
1880 5,062
1890 5,902
1900 7,004
1910 7,640
1920 8,832
1930 10,216
1940 11,874
1950 11,627
1960 11,395
1970 11,735
1980 12,984
1990 14,416

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External links

www.polkcounty.org/


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