Polk County, Georgia
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Polk County Georgia was formed in 1851 by an act of the Georgia Legislature. It was formed from land taken from western Paulding County. It was named for James Knox Polk, the eleventh president of the United States. The County Seat is Cedartown.
In 1856 some of the southern part of Polk County was used to create Haralson County. If you are looking for relatives that lived in this area, you may want to check in Paulding and Haralson Counties also.
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1886-87 Journal of John Joseph Pledger Jeans Murphy
Polk County Restoration/Preservation Projects
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Bible Records Bios
Churches in Polk County
Church Histories 07-30-2013
Family Group Sheets
Family Web Pages
Local Genealogy Events
"Lost & Found"
Mystery Photo Newspaper Articles
Places to Research
"Surname" DNA Projects
We Get Mail
Towns & Cities of 1895
History of Polk County Articles
March 20, 1919 08-07-2011
July 10, 1924 08-07-2011
February 12, 1931 08-07-2011
Polk County History - 2013 by R. Dewayne Taylor 08-11-2013
POLK COUNTY & GEORGIA LINKS
- RootsWeb - Polk County
- GenForum - Polk Co
- Polk County Courthouse
- Historical Atlas of Georgia Counties
A. Polk County
- 1895 GA Atlas
A. Polk County
- Polk County Historical Society
- Euharlee Valley Historical Society
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
A. Polk County
- Vanishing Georgia
- Georgia's Virtual Vault
A. Georgia's death certificates 1919-1927
B. Georgia's death certificates 1928-1930
- Georgia Veterans
- Georgia Cemetery and Volunteer List
- The Ga Dept of Community Affairs - Snapshots (Polk County)
- American Local History Network - Georgia
- American History & Genealogy Project - Georgia
- Polk County Tax Assessors Office
- Roadside Georgia
- Digital Library of Georgia
- Georgia Archives
GA Counties Haralson Co. Floyd Co. Paulding Co. Carroll Co. Coweta Co.
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