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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Polk County'''
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Guide to '''Polk County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[Image:WI Polk.png|thumb|right|275px|WI Polk.png]]
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://www.co.polk.wi.us/ Polk County Courthouse]<br>100 Polk County Plaza<br>Balsam Lake, WI 54810<br>Phone: 715.485.9926 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1858, <br>marriage records from 1861, death records<br>from 1866 and land records; Clerk Circuit <br>has divorce and court records; Registrar in Probate<br>Probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Polk county, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1853--'''Polk County was created 14 March 1853&nbsp;from St. Croix County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Balsam Lake <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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1853--Polk County was created 14 March 1853&nbsp;from [[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]] County.&nbsp; County seat: Balsam Lake <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]
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*[[Burnett County, Wisconsin|Burnett]]
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*[[Chisago County, Minnesota|Chisago County, Minnesota]]
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*[[Dunn County, Wisconsin|Dunn]]
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*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]]
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*[[Washington County, Minnesota|Washington County, Minnesota]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 FamilySearch Record Search] This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.<br>
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1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search] This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.<br>
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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POLK COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS 100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 160 Balsam Lake, WI 54810
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Phone: 715-485-9240
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Fax: 715-485-9202
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==== Crime and Criminals  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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===== Germans  =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military History and Records  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200869&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Polk&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:59, 12 April 2013

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Guide to Polk County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
100 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
Phone: 715.485.9926

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1858,
marriage records from 1861, death records
from 1866 and land records; Clerk Circuit
has divorce and court records; Registrar in Probate
Probate records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1853--Polk County was created 14 March 1853 from St. Croix County.  County seat: Balsam Lake [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records

Court Records

POLK COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS 100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 160 Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Phone: 715-485-9240
Fax: 715-485-9202

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Polk county, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content