Polk County is located in the U.S. state of . As of the 2020 census, the population was 492,401. It is Iowa's most populous county, and home to over 15% of the state's residents.

Notable Places in the Area

is a mile southeast of , in Polk County, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a city in Polk County, , United States and a suburb of the state capital of , as part of the Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA metropolitan statistical area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a census-designated place in Polk County, , United States.

is an unincorporated community in Polk County, , United States, on the east bank of Fourmile Creek.


41.6766° or 41° 40' 35.7" north
-93.5921° or 93° 35' 31.7" west
Open Location Code
915 feet (279 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316955430
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Polk County
  • Arabic: Condado han Polk, Iowa
  • Arabic: مقاطعة بولك
  • Arabic: مقاطعه بولك، آيوا
  • Armenian: Փոլկ շրջան
  • Asturian; Bable: condáu de Polk
  • Basque: Polk konderria (Iowa)
  • Basque: Polk konderria
  • Bavarian: Polk County, Iowa
  • Bishnupriya: পোল্ক কাউন্টি, আইৱা
  • Bishnupriya: পোল্ক কাউন্টি
  • Bulgarian: Полк
  • Catalan: Comtat de Polk
  • Catalan: comtat de Polk
  • Cebuano: Polk County
  • Chechen: Полк (гуо, Айова)
  • Chechen: Полк
  • Chinese: Polk Kūn
  • Chinese: 波尔克县
  • Chinese: 波爾克縣 (愛阿華州)
  • Chinese: 波爾克縣
  • Chinese: 波爾克郡
  • Dutch: Polk County
  • English: Polk County, Iowa
  • English: Polk County
  • Esperanto: Kantono Polk
  • Estonian: Polki maakond (Iowa)
  • Estonian: Polki maakond
  • French: Comté de Polk
  • French: comté de Polk
  • Gaelic (Scots): Polk County, Iowa
  • Georgian: პოლკის ოლქი
  • German: Polk County
  • Hebrew: מחוז פולק
  • Hungarian: Polk megye
  • Irish: Contae Polk
  • Italian: Contea di Polk
  • Italian: contea di Polk
  • Japanese: ポーク郡
  • Korean: 포크군 (아이오와주)
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Polk County
  • Min Dong Chinese: Polk Gông
  • Min Nan Chinese: Polk Kūn
  • Norwegian: Polk County
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Polk County
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Polk County i Iowa
  • Persian: شهرستان پولک، آیووا
  • Polish: Hrabstwo Polk
  • Portuguese: Condado de Polk
  • Romanian: Comitatul Polk, Iowa
  • Romanian: Comitatul Polk
  • Russian: Полк
  • Sardinian: contea de Polk
  • Serbian: Округ Полк (Ајова)
  • Serbian: Округ Полк
  • Serbo-Croatian: Polk County, Iowa
  • South Azerbaijani: پولک بؤلگه‌سی، ایووا
  • Spanish: Condado de Polk
  • Swedish: Polk County, Iowa
  • Swedish: Polk County
  • Tatar: Полк (округ, Айова)
  • Tatar: Полк
  • Turkish: Polk County, Iowa
  • Ukrainian: Полк
  • Urdu: پوک کاؤنٹی، آئیووا
  • Vietnamese: Quận Polk
  • Waray (Philippines): Condado han Polk
  • Welsh: Polk County, Iowa
  • Welsh: Polk County
  • Western Panjabi: پولک کاؤنٹی، آئیووا
  • Hạt Polk, Iowa
  • 포크군

Other Places Named Polk

  • Florida, United States
  • County in Oregon, United States
  • Minnesota, United States
  • County in Texas, United States
  • County in Wisconsin, United States
  • County in Georgia, United States

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