Polk County, North Carolina

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Polk County
Polk County Courthouse in Columbus
Polk County Courthouse in Columbus
Map of North Carolina highlighting Polk County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°17′N 82°10′W / 35.28°N 82.17°W / 35.28; -82.17
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1855
Named forColonel William Polk
SeatColumbus
Largest townTryon
Area
 • Total239 sq mi (620 km2)
 • Land238 sq mi (620 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (2 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,611
 • Density86/sq mi (33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district10th
Websitewww.polknc.org

Polk County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 20,510 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Columbus.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 22, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.