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  Polk County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polk County is a county located in the state of Iowa.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 32.20% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $46,116, and the median income for a family is $56,560.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Polk_County,_Iowa   (362 words)

  
 Polk County Iowa > Population | Home Ownership | Sales | Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Polk County, Iowa is one of about 3,140 counties and county equivalents in the United States.
In 2003 the total population of Polk County was estimated to be 388,606 while the population of the entire state of Iowa was estimated at 2,944,062.
Polk County had 149,112 households in 2000 with a median household income of $46,116 as compared to the Iowa state-wide median family income of $39,469.
www.countyguide.com /Iowa/Polk-County   (403 words)

  
 Iowa and Polk County History, 1880
The constitution under which Iowa was admitted into the Union contained a provision requiring the General Assembly to take measures for the protection, improvement, or other disposition of the land granted by Congress for the university, and to create from the proceeds of the same a permanent fund for the use of a university.
Each county in the State has a prior right of tuition for three pupils, and additional pupils to the extent of the capacity of the College, are distributed by the board of trustees among the counties in proportion to the population.
The butter crop in Iowa is an item of interest, and the State owes Stewart and McMillen a debt of gratitude for their very active exertion at the centennial in raising Iowa butter to a level with the gilt edge manufacturers of the eastern States.
home.mchsi.com /~rj.rice/polkgen/iowa_polk_base.htm   (18345 words)

  
 Polk County Iowa Election Calender
Polk County makes reasonable efforts to produce and publish the most current election results available.
Polk County reserves the right to deny access to the site to any individual or party determined to be misusing the site.
Polk County is providing this information as a public service.
election.co.polk.ia.us   (236 words)

  
 Shop Iowa Online: Polk County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Polk County is named for the eleventh president of the United States, James K. Polk.
They all sent representatives to the Iowa Territorial Legislature in 1845 to lobby the legislators to establish the boundaries of Polk County.
In 1849, when Warren County was organized, the residents of Warren County ordered the land "borrowed" by Polk County returned.
www.shopiowa.net /polk.htm   (489 words)

  
 Portrait and Biographical Album-Polk County, Iowa-1890
The subject of this sketch was reared to manhood on a farm and educated in the Canadaigua Academy and at East Bloomfield.
The forth coming history of Iowa on which he is engaged can not fail to prove a work of great interest, and to be a standard on the subject of the annals of the Hawkeye State.
Satisfied that he had made a mistake by his last change of residence, he returned to Polk County at the end of that time and purchased forty acres of land on section 33, Bloomfield Township, where he was living at the time of his death.
www.usgennet.org /usa/topic/historical/1890polk_2.html   (5254 words)

  
 Polk County Living - Your Online Information Guide to Moving & Living in Polk County, Iowa
    Polk County, Iowa is a bustling corridor of the Midwestern region.
But Polk County is perhaps best known as one of the leading insurance centers in the world.
Polk County's housing options are a significant factor in drawing so many newcomers to the region.
www.polk-county-iowa.com   (636 words)

  
 Polk County Des Moines, Iowa (Counties)
The county seat of Polk County, Iowa, is Des Moines.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 364,672, an increase of 37,532 over the 1990 census.
Urbandale is located in Polk County a suburb to the west of Des Moines along Highway 6 near North...
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 Polk County Air Quality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the responsibility of the Polk County Air Quality Division to regulate sources of air pollution within Polk County Iowa.
The Air Quality Division strives to improve the quality of the air by reducing the amount of pollutants such as ozone, carbon monoxide, fine particulates and hazardous air pollutants thereby protecting the citizens of Polk County from the adverse health and welfare impacts of air pollution.
However, Polk County does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the content on this site or content which is referenced by or linked to this site.
www.airquality.co.polk.ia.us   (272 words)

  
 Iowa Ghost Towns - Polk County
A village in the southern part of section 12, Madison Township, one and one-half miles south of Polk City, on the Des Moines River, as appears on maps from 1868 to 1880.
The military evacuated it in 1846 and it at once became a village and was made the county seat the same year.
A town laid out in 1862 and incorporated in 1878, ?occupying the northeast quarter of section 15 and the northwest quarter of 14, township 78, range 24, south of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers, and now included in the southern part of the city of Des Moines.
www.iowaghosttowns.com /polkcounty.html   (1840 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Polk County, Iowa
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1915-35, 1937-40 (7th District 1915-33, 6th District 1933-35, 1937-40); elected unopposed 1928; died in office 1940.
Iowa state house of representatives, 1876; circuit judge in Iowa, 1880; district judge in Iowa, 1886-89;
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/IA/PO.html   (1210 words)

  
 Polk County Crime Stoppers-Polk County, Iowa, 515-223-1400, Polk County Crime Stoppers - Iowa
Polk County Crime Stoppers-Polk County, Iowa, 515-223-1400, Polk County Crime Stoppers - Iowa
2006 Polk County Crime Stoppers Scholarship Application Available Now.
Show your support for Polk County Crime Stoppers by displaying this sticker on your window or auto.
www.polkcountycrimestoppers.org   (181 words)

  
 State Energy Program: Iowa's Polk County Gets a Lift through Energy Efficiency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Polk County, home to Iowa's capital city, has recently undergone an energy efficiency facelift.
The county created several strategies to enhance energy efficiency efforts, including rate changes and rebates for new equipment.
Environmental results from Polk County's initiative are also a testimony to the success of the program.
www.eere.energy.gov /state_energy_program/project_brief_detail.cfm/pb_id=601   (250 words)

  
 Slate Roofing Polk County Iowa and Single Ply Roof IA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Slate Roofing Polk County IA for home, residential, commercial, house, or office in Iowa as well as Gutters, Siding, Metal Roofing and Single Ply Roof.
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 Reward Offered In Case of Dog Tied Up, Shot and Killed in Polk County, Iowa
On Thursday, October 31, Polk County sheriff’s officials found a three-year-old Doberman pinscher tied to a gate in a recreational area at NW 150th Avenue, at the northwest end of Big Creek Lake.
Under Iowa law, a first time animal cruelty offense is an aggravated misdemeanor punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine of at least $500 but not to exceed $5,000.
A second offense is a Class D felony and carries a maximum sentence of five years in jail and a $7,500 fine.
www.hsus.org /press_and_publications/press_releases/reward_offered_in_case_of_dog_tied_up_shot_and_killed_in_polk_county_iowa.html   (577 words)

  
 Polk County Iowa: The official Polk County Website - PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DEADLINE
MARY MALONEY, POLK COUNTY TREASURER--The deadline for payment of the second installment of the 2001/2002 property tax is Monday, March 31, 2003.
Polk County Treasurer Mary Maloney reminds taxpayers that Monday, March 31 is the last day to pay in person, without late interest.
Because of the anticipated volume of walk-in traffic, you are encouraged to mail your payment or use our new online web payment system at http://www.co.polk.ia.us/treasurer.
www.co.polk.ia.us:8080 /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=166   (313 words)

  
 Polk County Biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Centennial History of Polk County, Iowa, by J. Dixon.
Annals of Polk County, Iowa, and City of Des Moines.
History of Des Moines and Polk County, by Johnson Brigham.
www.rootsweb.com /~iabiog/polk/polk.html   (111 words)

  
 Polk County, Iowa - Missing legal documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Contact the Polk County Archives if these are in your possession;
Polk County General Index of Town Lots,Book One (pre-1848)
If anyone has in their possesion even one copy of any of the following Des Moines area newspaper issues, the Iowa State Historical building would definately be interested in at least filming them;
www.homestead.com /frelik/Polk15.html   (683 words)

  
 Polk County Iowa Tax Lien Certificate Sale
Although this investment is not well publicized, it is the safest ways of investing in Iowa real estate.
It is designed to give the investor either a fixed return, or complete control of a piece of real estate for pennies on the dollar.
To learn more about how to secure your future with Iowa tax lien certificates, please take a few moments to read about our limited time offer.
www.taxcertificatesource.com /County/Iowa_Polk_County_Tax_Lien_Certificates.asp   (284 words)

  
 Polk County Iowa Auditor's Office -- Geographic Information Management System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Polk County Auditor's Office welcomes you to our Web Based Mapping system.
No liability (either expressed or implied) for the accuracy of the data delineated herein is assumed by Polk County, the Polk County Assessor, or their employees.
The Polk County data is provided for demonstration purposes only and may not be distributed without prior written permission from the Polk County Auditor's Office.
www.gis.co.polk.ia.us   (150 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Polk County , Iowa (IA) - (county) - Facts and Information
Polk, county (591 sq mi/1,531 sq km; 1990 pop.
Bituminous-coal deposits mined in S. Large Saylorville Reservoir and Dam and Big Creek State Park in NW; Walnut Woods State Park in SW; Margo Frankel Woods State Park in N; Living History Farm in W. Extensive flood damage to city of Des Moines and adjacent areas in 1993.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/P/P06411-polk.html   (215 words)

  
 Des Moines Real Estate For Sale in Polk County, Iowa
America’s heartland is a diverse mix of bustling metropolitan cities enveloped in the warmth of friendly neighborhoods and small-town camaraderie.
This is especially true in Des Moines, a former military post built at the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers in the central southern part of the state.
The jewel in the crown of downtown Des Moines, Iowa is its beautifully refurbished riverfront, a peaceful park-like setting with open green space and stunning river views.
www.desmoines-realestate.com   (794 words)

  
 Polk County, Iowa Cities & Towns 1846 - Present, Page 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
AULMAN ("Des Moines, With The History Of Polk County, Iowa  by
SKUNK BOTTOM ("Annals Of Polk County, Iowa, by William Porter)
TAYLORVILLE ("Perspectives Of Polk County, Iowa", by Leroy Pratt)
www.homestead.com /Frelik/Polk5.html   (588 words)

  
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There is no charge to record, or obtain a certified copy of a military record.
Military Records are now closed pursuant to the Code of Iowa (331.606A).
Iowa Veterans may check with the County Recorder in the county of their residence at the time of their discharge to see if they possibly recorded their discharge in that county.
recorder.co.polk.ia.us /military.htm   (147 words)

  
 Polk County Genealogy Queries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Crawford county, Iowa and Pottawatamie County 1870 thru 1930's.
I was born in Des Moines Iowa Oct. 1972 at Broadlawn Hostital.
I was born 4/25/1951 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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 Polk County Iowa Fractional DS3 Price Quotes Comparisons in Real-Time!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Keywords are placed here to provide a quick summary of the services specifically offered by ShopforDS3 in Polk County.
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 Polk County, Iowa, Air Pollution Sources A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abstract: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compiles data on emission tonnages of air pollutants for US counties.
Polk County, Iowa, give the percentage contributions from specific air pollution sources.
The Polk County Seat is Des Moines, Iowa.
www.redrival.com /creativemethods/airquality/sources/iowa/polk_a.htm   (49 words)

  
 Polk County Extension
ISU Extension, Polk County is seeking a full-time bookkeeper to become a part of our office team.
There are many resources available to you through the Polk County Extension Horticulture Department.
While the shape is the same, it is easier to follow since you count cups and ounces instead of servings.
www.extension.iastate.edu /polk   (350 words)

  
 Miscellaneous Polk County, Iowa Obituaries
Smith was born in Harvey (Iowa) and lived in Des Moines most of his
He retired from the Iowa Liquor Commission and was a member of
January 3, 1867 and to this union a large family of children were born.
www.obitcentral.com /obitsearch/obits/ia/ia-polk1.htm   (1213 words)

  
 Postal Zip Codes for Cities in Polk county Iowa
Postal Zip Codes for Cities in Polk county Iowa
This is done by state, county and cities.
Information provided is up to date as of 01/01/2005 and is updated yearly.
4zipcodes.com /states/Iowa/Polk/index.php   (140 words)

  
 Find New Homes & Home Builders in Polk County, Iowa at iNest.com
We provide an easy way to view and compare new homes from leading Polk County home builders and get 1% cash back following your real estate purchase.
The total of all sales taxes for an area, including state, county and local taxes.
An index of the overall cost of living for an area, where 100 equals the national average.
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