Polk County, Florida
|Polk County, Florida|
Location in the state of Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
|Founded||8 February 1861|
2,010 sq mi (5,206 km²)
1,874 sq mi (4,854 km²)
136 sq mi (352 km²), 6.75%
259/sq mi (100/km²)
Polk County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, 483,924 people lived there. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 estimate for the county is 561,606. The county seat is Bartow, Florida. Its largest city is Lakeland. The center of population of Florida is in the town of Lake Wales.
References[change | change source]
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.