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 Polk County, Georgia   
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Hello and welcome to the Genealogy Trails website for Polk County, Georgia.

This County is available for adoption.

Our goal at Genealogy Trails is to help you track your ancestors through time and place by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This is a continuation of our original, Illinois Genealogy Trails History and Genealogy Project and we are excited about this opportunity to expand into other states. We welcome your feedback and comments, and your data contributions.

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Created on December 20, 1851, Polk County was named after James Knox Polk, the eleventh President of the United States. The county seat is Cedartown, Georgia

Cities and towns

Aragon -- Cedartown -- Rockmart -- Braswell

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records





Newspaper Data


School Data


Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:

 Obit: DESHAW - Submitted by Freda Roberts
Bio: ENGLAND - Transcribed by LA Bauer
Newspapers of Polk County; World War 2 Army Honor Roll
1883 Pensioners

Adjacent Counties
Floyd County, Georgia - north
Bartow County, Georgia - northeast
Paulding County, Georgia - east
Haralson County, Georgia - south
Cleburne County, Alabama - southwest
Cherokee County, Alabama - west

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