Welcome to Polk County, Nebraska



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Polk County is the fourth county west of the Missour River.  

It was originally attached to Butler County but by act
of Legislature,   it was included in its present bouondaries.

By order of his Excellency, David Butler, Governor
of Nebraska, a special election was ordered to be held in
Polk County on August 6, 1870, for the purpose of
electing all necessary county officials.  

The center of population of Nebraska is located in
Polk County, in the village of Shelby.  


The county seat is Osceola




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This county website is available for adoption.

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Bordering Counties

Butler

York

Hamilton

Merrick

Platte


Cities and Villages

Osceola

Polk

Shelby

Stromsburg








Online Data

 

 News Articles

News Tidbits    

Mrs. Harriet Currier Morrill Obituary

1883 Pension Roll

Centennial History  

Cemeteries

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes

 WW II Honor List

 Obituaries

1860 U. S. Federal Census

 

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index




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All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited,
has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley



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Last updated November 30, 2014



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