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Polk County

Profile
Incorporated Date: 
December 20, 1851
Population: 
42,018
Total Area: 
311.2 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 268
Cedartown, GA 30125
Phone Number: 
(770) 749-2100
Fax Number: 
(770) 748-5520

Polk County, created in 1851 from parts of Paulding and Floyd counties, recognizes President James Polk. Cedartown, the county seat, dates to Indian times when a grove of cedars served as a meeting spot for goods exchanges and festivals.