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Polk County Courthouse

Welcome to the Polk County, NCGenWeb site! Polk County was established in 1855 from parts of of Henderson and Rutherford counties. The county seat is Columbus.

The neighboring counties are Henderson, Buncombe, McDowell, and Rutherford. The county is also bordered by Spartanburg County, SC and Greenville County, SC.

I, Katy Hestand, am your County Coordinator. I hope you find this site helpful in your research of your Polk County roots. We are unable to do additional research on your family but may be able to offer suggestions if you provide details about what you are researching.

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JG Hughes House
a Queen Anne Victorian home

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Bank of Tryon
Home of the Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Tryon Depot
Built in 1905

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Polk County
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