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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Polk_County,_North_Carolina|Polk County]]''
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:Polk County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Polk County Courthouse.jpg]] Polk County North Carolina<br> P O Box 308<br> Columbus, NC 28722<br> 828-894-8450<br> <br> Clk sup Ct has div rec from 1932<br> pro &amp; ct rec from 1872<br> Reg of Deeds has m &amp; land rec<br> Polk was created from Henderson and Rutherford<br>  
[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>  
== History  ==
== History  ==
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Online Records

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


Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories



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


Civil War

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




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


  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.
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