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History and Genealogy
of
Polk County, Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

Alleman

Altoona

Akeny

Berwick

Bondurant

Carlisle

Clive

Des Moines

Elkhart

Johnston

Mitchville

Pleasant Hill

Polk City

Runnells

Saylorville

Urbandale

West Des Moines

Windsor Heights

Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices


County Information

The county seat is Des Moines, which is also the capital city of Iowa.


Polk County Courthouse

 

 
ONLINE DATA


Births Biographies

State Bird and Flower

Cemeteries Census Data
Documents Historical Info
Map Marriages/Divorces
Military Data News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths Societies
Website Updates:
08 Oct 2014: Obit - Edward W. Curry
23 May 2014: Obit - Victor John Henry
07 May 2014: Bio - Charles Albert Keffer
24 Apr 2014: News and Cemeteries (Woodland Cemetery) - Overton, Shafer, Sloan, Martin & Burris
08 Mar 2014: Bio - Robert B. Armstrong
11 Feb 2014: News - Smith & Scoville-Lederer
05 Jan 2014: Obit - Oliver J. "Bud" Romans

Past Updates

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Surrounding Counties
Boone County (northwest)
Story County (north)
Jasper County (east)
Marion County (southeast)
Warren County (south)
Madison County (southwest)
Dallas County (west)

 



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